Fort Belvoir Upper School

  • Fort Belvoir Upper School serves 583 students in grades 4-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Belvoir Upper School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fort Belvoir Upper School's student population of 583 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Belvoir Upper School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Fort Belvoir Upper School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1169 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
74%
72%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
16%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
45%
49%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Belvoir Upper School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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