George Mason Elementary School

2601 Cameron Mills Rd
Alexandria, VA 22302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
George Mason Elementary School serves 575 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
George Mason Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

George Mason Elementary School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

George Mason Elementary 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 George Mason Elementary School is 0.58, 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 Testing Rank
#1095 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
77%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
34%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
55%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexandria City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Mason Elementary School is T.c. Williams High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Washington Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Vernon Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexandria T.c. Williams High School Math: 43% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,963 students
    0.6 miles
    3330 King St
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    (703) 824-6800
    0.6 9-12 3,963
  • Alexandria Mount Vernon Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 935 students
    0.7 miles
    2601 Commonwealth Ave
    Alexandria, VA 22305
    (703) 706-4460
    0.7 PK-5 935
  • Alexandria Charles Barrett Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
    0.9 miles
    1115 Martha Custis Dr
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    (703) 824-6960
    0.9 PK-5 503
  • Alexandria Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.1 miles
    3600 Commonwealth Ave
    Alexandria, VA 22305
    (703) 706-4420
    1.1 PK-5 426
  • Alexandria Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 734 students
    1.1 miles
    1101 Janneys Ln
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    (703) 461-4190
    1.1 PK-5 734

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
I've been at GM for 6 years and have been very impressed with the quality of the teachers, the warmth of the community and the involvement of parents. I feel very lucky to have stumbled on this neighborhood.
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2  
The Kindergarten teacher lost my child, releasing him to the wrong family. This school is unsafe and does not care about students as individuals.
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