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88%
  • Charles Barrett Elementary
  • 1115 Martha Custis Dr, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 460
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
87%
  • Lyles-crouch Elementary
  • 530 S St Asaph St, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 396
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
82%
  • Maury Elementary
  • 600 Russell Rd, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 441
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
77%
  • Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary
  • 3600 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
77%
  • Douglas Macarthur Elementary
  • 1101 Janneys Ln, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 709
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
76%
  • Samuel W Tucker Elementary
  • 435 Ferdinand Day Dr, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 752
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
74%
  • George Washington Middle School
  • 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,233
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
73%
  • George Mason Elementary
  • 2601 Cameron Mills Rd, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
71%
  • Tc Williams High
  • 3330 King St, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3,503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
68%
  • James K Polk Elementary
  • 5000 Polk Ave, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 704
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
68%
  • Patrick Henry Elementary
  • 4643 Taney Ave, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 597
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
65%
  • John Adams Elementary
  • 5651 Rayburn Ave, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 947
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
64%
  • Mount Vernon Elementary
  • 2601 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 817
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
57%
  • Francis C. Hammond Middle School
  • 4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • William Ramsay Elementary
  • 5700 Sanger Ave, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 887
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
55%
  • Jefferson-houston Elementary
  • 1501 Cameron St, Alexandria
  • ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 445
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Alexandria school information

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores70%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools571,59679,221
Total private schools3155324,874
Total post-secondary schools31997,963
The Alexandria, VA educational system consists of 57 public schools, 31 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Alexandria public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 10% lower than than the Virginia average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alexandria public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.0% have completed high school, 62.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters32.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.7%1.3%

Alexandria, VA School Districts

Alexandria City Public Schools

Listed above are Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria schools. To customize your list of Alexandria City Public Schools schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Alexandria City Public Schools schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Alexandria, VA151,47370%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pomona, CA151,80726%47%
Escondido, CA149,91235%29%
Lakewood, CO149,79334%32%
Kansas City, KS149,75522%55%
Pasadena, TX153,28669%41%
Alexandria, VA151,47370%42%
Source: The Alexandria, VA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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