Kent Gardens Elementary School

1717 Melbourne Dr
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Kent Gardens Elementary School serves 1,025 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (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 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kent Gardens Elementary School's student population of 1,025 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,025 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kent Gardens Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Kent Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Kent Gardens Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#33 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
64%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.550.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kent Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kent Gardens Elementary School is Mclean High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Longfellow Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sherman Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falls Church Longfellow Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,364 student
    0.6 miles
    2000 Westmoreland St
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 533-2600
    0.6 7-8 1,364
  • Mc Lean Mclean High School Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,185 students
    0.6 miles
    1633 Davidson Rd
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
    (703) 714-5700
    0.6 9-12 2,185
  • Mc Lean Sherman Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
    1.0 miles
    6633 Brawner St
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
    (703) 506-7900
    1 PK-6 417
  • Mc Lean Chesterbrook Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 669 students
    1.1 miles
    1753 Kirby Rd
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
    (703) 714-8200
    1.1 PK-6 669
  • Falls Church Haycock Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 967 students
    1.2 miles
    6616 Haycock Rd
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 531-4000
    1.2 PK-6 967

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