1717 Melbourne Dr
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Kent Gardens Elementary School serves 1,016 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Kent Gardens Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Kent Gardens Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Kent Gardens Elementary School's student population of 1,016 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,016 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Kent Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Kent Gardens Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#38 out of 1800 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
24%
8%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
57%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Kent Gardens Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kent Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 1,016 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 97% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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