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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 39 public schools in Arlington County Public Schools School District, serving 26,975 students.
  • Public school in Arlington County Public School School District have an average math proficiency score of 77% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 84% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
  • The top ranked public schools in Arlington County Public Schools School District 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.

Overview

School District NameArlington County Public Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.apsva.us
School District Phone Number(703)228-6010
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools39 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students26,975 Students1,290,812 Students
# of Teachers1,855 Teachers85,977 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Arlington County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arlington County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arlington County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Arlington County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.700.68
# of American Indian Students79 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students2,505 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
9%
7%
# of Hispanic Students7,728 Students202,983 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
16%
# of Black Students2,704 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
10%
22%
# of White Students12,232 Students631,601 Students
% White Students
46%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students24 Students2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,703 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,05233,597
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,25390,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,16994,212
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,20194,065
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,20696,843
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,18799,187
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,16799,445
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,88297,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,97896,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,83796,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,743103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,78199,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,78894,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,73193,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $18,973 is higher than the state average of $11,100. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $19,677 is higher than the state average of $11,256. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$428 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Arlington County Public Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$444 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Arlington County Public Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,973$11,100
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Arlington County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$19,677$11,256
This chart display average spending per public school student in Arlington County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Arlington County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Abingdon Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
    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: ≥50%
    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: 94%
    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: 97%
    Rank: Top 1%
    855 N. Edison St
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703)228-6290

    Grades: PK-5 | 540 students
  • Ashlawn Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5950 N. 8th Road
    Arlington, VA 22205
    (703)228-5270

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

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Barrett Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 66%
    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: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    737 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-6770

    Grades: PK-5 | 429 students
  • Carlin Springs Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
    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: 76%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4700 S. Chesterfield Rd.
    Arlington, VA 22206
    (703)228-2500

    Grades: PK-5 | 744 students
  • Discovery Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
    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: 64%
    Rank: Bottom 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: 79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    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: 83%
    Rank: Top 50%
    701 S Highland St
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5820

    Grades: PK-5 | 661 students
  • Hoffman-boston Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1415 S Queen St
    Arlington, VA 22204
    (703)228-5845

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Jamestown Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
    Rank: Top 1%
    3700 N Delaware St
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-5275

    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
  • Jefferson Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 80%
    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: 76%
    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: 92%
    Rank: Top 20%
    33 N Fillmore St
    Arlington, VA 22201
    (703)228-4220

    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank: Top 5%
    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: 93%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5900 Little Falls Road
    Arlington, VA 22207
    (703)228-5290

    Grades: K-5 | 523 students
  • Oakridge Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    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: 65-69%
    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: 90%
    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: 92%
    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: 92%
    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 Schools School District (out of 39 total schools)
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