Arlington County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 26,975 students in Arlington County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Arlington County School District have an average math proficiency score of 87% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Arlington County School District are Arlington Traditional, Jamestown Elementary School and Tuckahoe Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Arlington County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
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).

Top Rankings

Arlington County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Arlington County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
39 Schools
2,121 Schools
# Students
26,975 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
1,855 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Arlington County 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 135 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Arlington County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arlington County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arlington County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Arlington County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.68
# American Indian Students
79 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2,505 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
9%
7%
# Hispanic Students
7,728 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
16%
# Black Students
2,704 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
10%
22%
# White Students
12,232 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
46%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
24 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,703 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,052
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
2,253
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,169
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,201
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,206
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,187
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,167
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,882
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,978
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,837
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,743
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,781
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,788
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,731
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,685 is higher than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,970 is higher than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$612 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Arlington County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$647 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Arlington County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,685
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Arlington County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,970
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Arlington County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Arlington County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Arlington Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
855 N. Edison St
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-6290
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Jamestown Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
3700 N Delaware St
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-5275
Grades: PK-5
| 610 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Tuckahoe Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6550 26th St N
Arlington, VA 22213
(703) 228-5288
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Arlington Science Focus School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1501 N. Lincoln Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 681 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Taylor Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2600 N Stuart St
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-6275
Grades: PK-5
| 674 students
Rank: #66.
Williamsburg Middle School
Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3600 N Harrison St
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-5450
Grades: 6-8
| 1,316 students
Rank: #77.
Nottingham Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5900 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-5290
Grades: K-5
| 523 students
Rank: #88.
Yorktown High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5200 Yorktown Blvd
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,190 students
Rank: #99.
Glebe Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1770 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-6280
Grades: PK-5
| 625 students
Rank: #1010.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1030 N Mckinley Rd
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-5280
Grades: PK-5
| 800 students
Rank: #1111.
Discovery Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5241 36th Street North
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 288-2685
Grades: PK-5
| 621 students
Rank: #1212.
Swanson Middle School
Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5800 N Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,305 students
Rank: #1313.
Ashlawn Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5950 N. 8th Road
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-5270
Grades: PK-5
| 689 students
Rank: #1414.
Long Branch Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
33 N Fillmore St
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-4220
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington-lee High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1301 N Stafford St
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,437 students
Rank: #1616.
Wakefield High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1325 S. Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,248 students
Rank: #1717.
Henry Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 S Highland St
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-5820
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
Rank: #1818.
Campbell Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
737 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-6770
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1919.
Oakridge Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1414 24th St S
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 228-5840
Grades: PK-5
| 798 students
Rank: #2020.
Claremont Immersion
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4700 S. Chesterfield Rd.
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #2121.
Gunston Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2700 S Lang St
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,023 students
Rank: #2222.
Hoffman-boston Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1415 S Queen St
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-5845
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #2323.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
125 S Old Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,094 students
Rank: #2424.
Kenmore Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 S Carlin Springs Rd
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 959 students
Rank: #2525.
Francis Scott Key Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Key Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-4210
Grades: PK-5
| 739 students
Rank: #2626.
Randolph Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1306 S Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-5830
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
Rank: #2727.
Drew Model Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3500 South 23rd Street
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-5825
Grades: PK-5
| 695 students
Rank: #2828.
Barrett Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4401 N Henderson Rd
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 228-6288
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #2929.
Barcroft Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
625 S Wakefield St
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-5838
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #3030.
Abingdon Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3035 S Abingdon St
Arlington, VA 22206
(703) 228-6650
Grades: PK-5
| 655 students
Rank: #3131.
Carlin Springs Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5995 South 5th Road
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-6645
Grades: PK-5
| 616 students
Rank: #3232.
Arlington Community High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
800 S. Walter Reed Dr
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 228-5350
Grades: 9-12
| 168 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 students
816 South Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 323-2263
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Hb Woodlawn Secondary Program
Alternative School
Magnet School
4100 Vacation Lane
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 228-6363
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Arlington County Public Schools
  • 2110 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA, 22204
  • (703) 228-6010
  • apsva.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 26,975 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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