Top 10 Best Alexandria Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 65 public schools serving 49,208 students in Alexandria, VA (there are 54 private schools, serving 8,308 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Alexandria, VA are educated in public schools (compared to the VA state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Alexandria, VA are Clermont Elementary School, Waynewood Elementary School and Thomas Jefferson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alexandria, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 70% statewide average). Schools in Alexandria have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Alexandria, VA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clermont Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5720 Clermont Dr
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 921-2400
Grades: PK-6
| 552 students
Rank: #22.
Waynewood Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1205 Waynewood Blvd
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 704-7100
Grades: PK-6
| 671 students
Rank: #33.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 750-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,809 students
Rank: #44.
Stratford Landing Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8484 Riverside Rd
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 619-3600
Grades: PK-6
| 708 students
Rank: #55.
Island Creek Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7855 Morning View Ln.
Alexandria, VA 22315
(571) 642-6300
Grades: PK-6
| 712 students
Rank: #66.
Bush Hill Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5927 Westchester St
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 924-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 595 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Edison High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5801 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 924-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,151 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Lyles-crouch Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
530 S St Asaph St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 706-4430
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #99.
Twain Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4700 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 313-3700
Grades: 7-8
| 1,130 students
Rank: #1010.
Hayfield Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7633 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 924-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 685 students
Rank: #1111.
Fort Hunt Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8832 Linton Ln
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 619-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 514 students
Rank: #1212.
Sandburg Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8428 Fort Hunt Rd
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 799-6100
Grades: 7-8
| 1,537 students
Rank: #1313.
West Potomac High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6500 Quander Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307
(703) 718-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,664 students
Rank: #1414.
Lane Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7137 Beulah St
Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 924-7700
Grades: PK-6
| 721 students
Rank: #1515.
Hayfield Secondary
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7630 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 924-7400
Grades: 7-12
| 3,114 students
Rank: #1616.
George Washington Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 706-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,569 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
George Mason Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Cameron Mills Rd
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 706-4470
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Matthew Maury Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Russell Rd
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 706-4440
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #1919.
Tc Williams High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3330 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 824-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 4,173 students
Rank: #2020.
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Janneys Ln
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 461-4190
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #2121.
Charles Barrett Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1115 Martha Custis Dr
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 824-6960
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #2222.
Mount Vernon High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
(703) 619-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,013 students
Rank: #2323.
Bren Mar Park Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6344 Beryl Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 914-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #2424.
Franconia Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6301 Beulah St
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 822-2200
Grades: PK-6
| 558 students
Rank: #2525.
Belle View Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6701 Fort Hunt Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307
(703) 660-8300
Grades: PK-6
| 401 students
Rank: #2626.
Samuel W Tucker Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
435 Ferdinand Day Dr
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 933-6300
Grades: PK-5
| 746 students
Rank: #2727.
Patrick Henry Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4643 Taney Ave
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 461-4170
Grades: PK-8
| 925 students
Rank: #2828.
Glasgow Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 39% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4101 Fairfax Pkwy
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 813-8700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,923 students
Rank: #2929.
Bryant High School
Alternative School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2709 Popkins Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students
Rank: #3030.
Rose Hill Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6301 Rose Hill Dr
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 313-4200
Grades: PK-6
| 678 students
Rank: #3131.
Holmes Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6525 Montrose St
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 658-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 972 students
Rank: #3232.
Washington Mill Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9100 Cherrytree Dr
Alexandria, VA 22309
(703) 619-2500
Grades: PK-6
| 552 students
Rank: #3333.
Whitman Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Parkers Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-2400
Grades: 7-8
| 914 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Hollin Meadows Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2310 Nordok Place
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 718-8300
Grades: PK-6
| 627 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
John Adams Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5651 Rayburn Ave
Alexandria, VA 22311
(703) 824-6970
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
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Alexandria, Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3434 Campbell Dr
Alexandria, VA 22303
(703) 329-2100
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
2709 Popkins Ln
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 660-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 268 students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: 2-6
| 330 students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2812 Franklin St
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 718-2320
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4646 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 461-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 467 students
4646 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 461-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 465 students
1005 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 706-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 587 students
1005 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 706-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 579 students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4400 Mark Center Dr
Alexandria, VA 22350
(571) 372-0590
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Alexandria, VA?
The top ranked public schools in Alexandria, VA include Clermont Elementary School, Waynewood Elementary School and Thomas Jefferson High School.
How many public schools are located in Alexandria, VA?
65 public schools are located in Alexandria, VA.
What percentage of students in Alexandria, VA go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in Alexandria, VA are educated in public schools (compared to the VA state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Alexandria, VA?
Alexandria, VA public schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Virginia public schools average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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