Weyanoke Elementary School

6520 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Weyanoke Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Weyanoke 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 60% (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 57% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Weyanoke Elementary School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Weyanoke 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 Weyanoke Elementary School is 0.66, which is less 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
#1676 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
60%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
51%
16%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
10%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Weyanoke Elementary School is Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Holmes Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexandria Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,786 student
    0.2 miles
    6560 Braddock Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 750-8300
    0.2 9-12 1,786
  • Alexandria Alc At Montrose Alternative School

    0.3 miles
    6525 Montrose St
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 658-5800
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • Alexandria Holmes Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 996 students
    0.3 miles
    6525 Montrose St
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 658-5900
    0.3 6-8 996
  • Annandale Columbia Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
    0.9 miles
    6720 Alpine Dr
    Annandale, VA 22003
    (703) 916-2500
    0.9 PK-5 503
  • Alexandria Parklawn Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 716 students
    1.2 miles
    4116 Braddock Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 914-6900
    1.2 PK-5 716

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