5651 Rayburn Ave
Alexandria, VA 22311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
John Adams Elementary School serves 1,038 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John Adams Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

John Adams Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

John Adams Elementary School's student population of 1,038 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,038 students
This chart display total students of John Adams Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of John Adams Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of John Adams Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of John Adams Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

John Adams Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Adams Elementary School is 0.72, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1487 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of John Adams Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John Adams 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John Adams 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of John Adams Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John Adams Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John Adams Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
33%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John Adams Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John Adams Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in John Adams 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 Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Adams Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of John Adams 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
60%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John Adams 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
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Adams 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review John Adams Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
Back to School: Getting Up to Date with Required Vaccinations
Back to School: Getting Up to Date with Required Vaccinations
Stay up to date on the current requirements for vaccinations for school-age children today, as well as some of the problems schools face when parents do not properly immunize their kids.
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
The new bill, which has already passed state lawmakers, would ban public schools from teaching about contraception or sexually transmitted diseases. If it is signed into law by the governor, it will be the most conservative law in the country regarding sex education in schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,038 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 10%)

Quick Links