PROFICIENCY 92% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
85%ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
85%Arlington
78%Virginia

Swanson Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS" in Arlington, VA. There are a total of 1,048 students and 82 teachers at Swanson Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 118 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Swanson Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 91.5%, which is 18% higher than than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1048
Teachers82.08
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch118
Reduced lunch21

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Swanson Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All91%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6>= 95%
785-89%
880-84%
High School96%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All92%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
692%
794%
891%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Swanson Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 61.5% 44.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 4.5% 10.9% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.8% 9.4% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.0% 30.2% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.6% 4.9% 4.5% 3.1%

Arlington demographics profile

StatisticArlingtonVirginiaNational
Population220,1738,185,131314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)8,47120391
Median age33.837.637.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%57%55%
Speak English71%85%79%
Speak Spanish14%7%13%

Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school92.3%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college84.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree75.6%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors72.0%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters37.7%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree12.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.9%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Swanson Middle School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.