Poplar Tree Elementary School

  • Poplar Tree Elementary School serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (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 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Poplar Tree 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Poplar Tree Elementary School's student population of 762 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplar Tree 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poplar Tree Elementary School is 0.62, 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#30 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
96%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
38%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
3%
23%
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White
47%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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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

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is riddled with unchecked bullies. They do a lot of lip service to "Prevent Bullying" but the teachers do not do anything to stop it--but rather ignore it. Several of the teachers we experienced also lack effective classroom management skills. I would not describe this school as having a good learning environment
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5  
My brother goes here for his special needs. The other children are incredibly understanding of him. The teachers have always been great. They have absolutely no tolerance towards bullying. Overall an excellent school.
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