Washington Mill Elementary School

9100 Cherrytree Dr
Alexandria, VA 22309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 556 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Washington Mill Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 556 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50% in VA
  • : 32% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Mill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Washington Mill Elementary School's student population of 556 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Mill Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington Mill Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#1490 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
32%
54%
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(20-21)
53%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Mill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
41%
18%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
22%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Mill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Mill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Mill Elementary School's ranking?
Washington Mill Elementary School is ranked #1490 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Washington Mill Elementary School often compared to?
Washington Mill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Riverside Elementary School, Woodley Hills Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Washington Mill Elementary School?
556 students attend Washington Mill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Washington Mill Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are Black, 22% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Mill Elementary School?
Washington Mill Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Washington Mill Elementary School offer ?
Washington Mill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Washington Mill Elementary School part of?
Washington Mill Elementary School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 556 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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