Sangster Elementary School

7420 Reservation Dr
Springfield, VA 22153
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Sangster Elementary School serves 968 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sangster 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 92% (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 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sangster Elementary School's student population of 968 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Sangster 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 Sangster Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#46 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
92%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
63%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sangster Elementary School is South County High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South County Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cherry Run Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Burke Cherry Run Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
    1.1 miles
    9732 Ironmaster Dr
    Burke, VA 22015
    (703) 923-2800
    1.1 PK-6 427
  • Springfield Orange Hunt Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 942 students
    1.2 miles
    6820 Sydenstricker Rd
    Springfield, VA 22152
    (703) 913-6800
    1.2 PK-6 942
  • Springfield Hunt Valley Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 692 students
    1.5 miles
    7107 Sydenstricker Rd
    Springfield, VA 22152
    (703) 913-8800
    1.5 PK-6 692
  • Springfield Newington Forest Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 515 students
    1.9 miles
    8001 Newington Forest Ave
    Springfield, VA 22153
    (703) 923-2600
    1.9 PK-6 515
  • Fairfax Station Silverbrook Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 832 students
    1.9 miles
    9350 Crosspointe Dr
    Fairfax Station, VA 22039
    (703) 690-5100
    1.9 PK-6 832

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