Francis Scott Key Elementary School

  • Francis Scott Key Elementary School serves 739 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (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 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Francis Scott Key Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Francis Scott Key Elementary School's student population of 739 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Francis Scott Key Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Francis Scott Key Elementary School is 0.60, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#486 out of 1801 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Francis Scott Key Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.600.68
This chart display the diversity score of Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Francis Scott Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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