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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 39 public schools in Arlington County, VA, serving 26,975 students.
  • Arlington County, VA public school have an average math proficiency score of 77% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 80% statewide average). Schools in Arlington County have an average ranking in the top 10% of Virginia public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Arlington County, VA are Arlington Traditional, Jamestown Elementary School and Mckinley Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Top Arlington County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Abingdon Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3035 S Abingdon St
    Arlington, VA 22206
    (703)228-6650

    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
  • Arlington Community High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 S. Walter Reed Dr
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5350

    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
  • Arlington Science Focus School Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1501 N. Lincoln Street
    Arlington, VA 22201
    (703)228-7670

    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
  • Arlington Traditional Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 98%
    Rank: Top 1%
    855 N. Edison St
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703)228-6290

    Grades: PK-5 | 540 students
  • Ashlawn Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5950 N. 8th Road
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703)228-5270

    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
  • Barcroft Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    625 S Wakefield St
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5838

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Barrett Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4401 N Henderson Rd
    Arlington, VA 22203
    (703)228-6288

    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
  • Campbell Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    737 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-6770

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Carlin Springs Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5995 South 5th Road
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-6645

    Grades: PK-5 | 616 students
  • Claremont Immersion Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4700 S. Chesterfield Rd.
    Arlington, VA 22206
    (703)228-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 744 students
  • Discovery Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 93%
    Rank: Top 5%
    5241 36th Street North
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)288-2685

    Grades: PK-5 | 621 students
  • Drew Model Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3500 South 23rd Street
    Arlington, VA 22206
    (703)228-5825

    Grades: PK-5 | 695 students
  • Family Education Center For Parenting Teens Alternative School
    1644 N. Mckinley Rd #2
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-2700

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Francis Scott Key Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2300 Key Blvd
    Arlington, VA 22201
    (703)228-4210

    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
  • Glebe Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1770 N. Glebe Road
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-6280

    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
  • Governor's Academy For Career And Technical Education In Arl Vocational School
    816 South Walter Reed Drive
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)323-2263

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Gunston Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2700 S Lang St
    Arlington, VA 22206
    (703)228-6900

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,023 student
  • Hb Woodlawn Secondary Program Alternative School
    Magnet School
    4100 Vacation Lane
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-6363

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Henry Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 30%
    701 S Highland St
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5820

    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
  • Hoffman-boston Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1415 S Queen St
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5845

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Jamestown Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 97%
    Rank: Top 1%
    3700 N Delaware St
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-5275

    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
  • Jefferson Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    125 S Old Glebe Rd
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5900

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,094 student
  • Kenmore Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 S Carlin Springs Rd
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-6800

    Grades: 6-8 | 959 students
  • Langston High Continuation Program Alternative School
    2121 N Culpeper St
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-5295

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Long Branch Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    33 N Fillmore St
    Arlington, VA 22201
    (703)228-4220

    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1030 N Mckinley Rd
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703)228-5280

    Grades: PK-5 | 800 students
  • New Directions Alternative H.s. Program Alternative School
    2847 Wilson Blvd
    Arlington, VA 22201
    (703)228-2117

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Nottingham Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5900 Little Falls Road
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-5290

    Grades: K-5 | 523 students
  • Oakridge Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1414 24th St S
    Arlington, VA 22202
    (703)228-5840

    Grades: PK-5 | 798 students
  • Randolph Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1306 S Quincy St
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5830

    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
  • Stratford Program Special Education School
    4102 N. Vacation Ln.
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-6440

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Swanson Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5800 N Washington Blvd
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703)228-5500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,305 student
  • Taylor Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 95%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2600 N Stuart St
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-6275

    Grades: PK-5 | 674 students
  • Technical Education & Career Center Vocational School
    816 S Walter Reed Dr
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5800

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Tuckahoe Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
    Rank: Top 5%
    6550 26th St N
    Arlington, VA 22213
    (703)228-5288

    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
  • Show 4 more public schools in Arlington County, VA (out of 39 total schools)
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