Washington Mill Elementary School

9100 Cherrytree Dr
Alexandria, VA 22309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington Mill Elementary School serves 625 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Washington Mill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Washington Mill Elementary School's student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Washington Mill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Mill Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1503 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
69%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
25%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Mill Elementary School is Mount Vernon High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitman Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodley Hills Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexandria Woodley Hills Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 648 students
    0.8 miles
    8718 Old Mt Vernon Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22309
    (703) 799-2000
    0.8 PK-6 648
  • Alexandria Mount Vernon High School Math: 62% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,083 students
    1.3 miles
    8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22309
    (703) 619-3100
    1.3 9-12 2,083
  • Alexandria Riverside Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 815 students
    1.4 miles
    8410 Old Mount Vernon Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22309
    (703) 799-6000
    1.4 PK-6 815
  • Alexandria Woodlawn Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 547 students
    1.4 miles
    8505 Highland Ln
    Alexandria, VA 22309
    (703) 619-4800
    1.4 PK-6 547
  • Alexandria Fort Hunt Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 592 students
    2.1 miles
    8832 Linton Ln
    Alexandria, VA 22308
    (703) 619-2600
    2.1 PK-6 592

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