George Mason Elementary School

  • George Mason Elementary School serves 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • George Mason Elementary School's student population of 577 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Mason Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Mason Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1097 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of George Mason 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)
78%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of George Mason 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 Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
35%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
57%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Mason Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.550.43
This chart display the diversity score of George Mason Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Mason Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlexandria City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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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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