Alexandria school information

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores76%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools571,59679,235
Total private schools3155324,875
Total post-secondary schools31997,965

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  • The average school test scores in Alexandria are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 57 public schools in Alexandria.
  • 90.9% of people in Alexandria have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.2% of people in Alexandria have completed high school.
  • 61.5% of people in Alexandria have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Achievement, Integrity And MaturityC/O Kathryn SalernoGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alc At Bryant2709 Popkins LnGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alc At Cameron3434 Campbell DrGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alc At Montrose6525 Montrose StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Belle View Elem6701 Fort Hunt RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 506 · Ratio: 18:181
  • Bren Mar Park Elem6344 Beryl RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 495 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Bryant Alternative High2709 Popkins LnGrades: 07 - 12Students: 294 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Bucknell Elem6925 University DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 286 · Ratio: 11:169
  • Bush Hill Elem5927 Westchester StGrades: PK - 06Students: 452 · Ratio: 17:180
  • Cameron Elem3434 Campbell DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 529 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Charles Barrett Elem1115 Martha Custis DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 319 · Ratio: 16:179
  • Clermont Elem5720 Clermont DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 47 · Ratio: 18:191
  • Cora Kelly Magnet Elem3600 Commonwealth AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 371 · Ratio: 11:182
  • Douglas Macarthur Elem1101 Janneys LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 622 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Edison High5801 Franconia RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,701 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Fairfax Day Reporting Ctr2812 Franklin St, Ste 104Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fort Hunt Elem8832 Linton LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 56 · Ratio: 19:179
  • Francis C Hammond Middle4646 Seminary RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 422 · Ratio: 8:172
  • Francis Hammond 2 Middle4646 Seminary RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 429 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Francis Hammond 3 Middle4646 Seminary RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 412 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Franconia Elem6301 Beulah StGrades: PK - 06Students: 534 · Ratio: 19:180
  • George Mason Elem2601 Cameron Mills RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 438 · Ratio: 16:181
  • George Washington 2 Middle1005 Mt. Vernon AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 475 · Ratio: 13:164
  • George Washington Middle1005 Mt Vernon AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 484 · Ratio: 11:171
  • Glasgow Middle4101 Fairfax PkwyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,227 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Groveton Elem6900 Harrison LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 70 · Ratio: 15:179
  • Hayfield Elem7633 Telegraph RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 642 · Ratio: 19:189
  • Hayfield Secondary7630 Telegraph RdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 2,995 · Ratio: 20:176
  • Hollin Meadows Elem2310 Nordok PlaceGrades: PK - 06Students: 66 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Holmes Middle6525 Montrose StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 742 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Hybla Valley Elem3415 Lockheed BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 862 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Island Creek Elem7855 Morning View Ln.Grades: PK - 06Students: 812 · Ratio: 18:187
  • James K Polk Elem5000 Polk AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 589 · Ratio: 16:173
  • Jefferson-Houston Elem1501 Cameron StGrades: PK - 07Students: 335 · Ratio: 10:151
  • John Adams Elem5651 Rayburn AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 808 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Lane Elem7137 Beulah StGrades: PK - 06Students: 743 · Ratio: 18:184
  • Lyles-Crouch Elem530 S St Asaph StGrades: KG - 05Students: 358 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Maury Elem600 Russell RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 35 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Mount Eagle Elem6116 N Kings HwyGrades: PK - 06Students: 302 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Mount Vernon Elem2601 Commonwealth AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 702 · Ratio: 15:171
  • Mount Vernon High8515 Old Mount Vernon RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,779 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Mount Vernon Woods Elem4015 Fielding StGrades: PK - 06Students: 553 · Ratio: 12:167
  • Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Home200 S. Whiting St.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Parklawn Elem4116 Braddock RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 759 · Ratio: 13:179
  • Patrick Henry Elem4643 Taney AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 439 · Ratio: 16:155
  • Pulley Vocational Center6500 Quander RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Quander Road School6400 Quander RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Riverside Elem8410 Old Mount Vernon RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 603 · Ratio: 14:176
  • Rose Hill Elem6301 Rose Hill DriveGrades: PK - 06Students: 698 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Samuel W Tucker Elem435 Ferdinand Day DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 682 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Sandburg Middle8428 Fort Hunt RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 1,213 · Ratio: 18:180
  • Stratford Landing Elem8484 Riverside RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 785 · Ratio: 27:190
  • Tc Williams High3330 King StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 3,062 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Thomas Jefferson High6560 Braddock RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,811 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Twain Middle4700 Franconia RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 815 · Ratio: 17:180
  • Virginia Hills E C Resource Ctr6520 Diana LnGrades: PK - PKStudents: 278 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Washington Mill Elem9100 Cherrytree DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 585 · Ratio: 15:178
  • Waynewood Elem1205 Waynewood BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 715 · Ratio: 21:191
  • West Potomac High6500 Quander RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,285 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Weyanoke Elem6520 Braddock RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 547 · Ratio: 13:172
  • Whitman Middle2500 Parkers LnGrades: 07 - 08Students: 991 · Ratio: 17:174
  • William Ramsay Elem5700 Sanger AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 702 · Ratio: 16:167
  • Woodlawn Elem8505 Highland LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 536 · Ratio: 13:172
  • Woodley Hills Elem8718 Old Mt Vernon RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 706 · Ratio: 14:178

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Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school90.2%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college79.4%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree65.7%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors61.5%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters31.0%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree10.2%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Alexandria (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%
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McLean, VA48,07895%39%
Chevy Chase, MD2,90793%37%
Great Falls, VA16,20793%36%
Alexandria, VA146,42276%12%

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Alexandria, VA146,42276%12%
Source: The Alexandria, VA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.