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98%
  • Arlington Traditional
  • 855 N. Edison St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
96%
  • Nottingham Elementary
  • 5900 Little Falls Road, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 713
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
95%
  • Mckinley Elementary
  • 1030 N Mckinley Rd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 581
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
94%
  • Tuckahoe Elementary
  • 6550 26th St N, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 697
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
94%
  • Jamestown Elementary
  • 3700 N Delaware St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 626
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
93%
  • Yorktown High
  • 5200 Yorktown Blvd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,933
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
93%
  • Williamsburg Middle School
  • 3600 N Harrison St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,138
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
92%
  • Taylor Elementary
  • 2600 N Stuart St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 775
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
92%
  • Swanson Middle School
  • 5800 N Washington Blvd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,048
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
91%
  • Arlington Science Focus
  • 1501 N. Lincoln Street, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 629
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
91%
  • Glebe Elementary
  • 1770 N. Glebe Road, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
90%
  • Ashlawn Elementary
  • 5950 N. 8th Road, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 648
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
90%
  • Washington Lee High
  • 1301 N Stafford St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,255
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
89%
  • Henry Elementary
  • 701 S Highland St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 512
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Long Branch Elementary
  • 33 N Fillmore St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 562
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Wakefield High
  • 1325 S. Dinwiddie Street, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,881
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
84%
  • Jefferson Middle School
  • 125 S Old Glebe Rd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 899
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
83%
  • Oakridge Elementary
  • 1414 24th St S, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 760
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
82%
  • Hoffman-boston Elementary
  • 1415 S Queen St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 496
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
82%
  • Campbell Elementary
  • 737 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 415
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
80%
  • Francis Scott Key Elementary
  • 2300 Key Blvd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 710
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
80%
  • Carlin Springs Elementary
  • 5995 South 5th Road, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
80%
  • Claremont Immersion
  • 4700 S. Chesterfield Rd., Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 721
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
78%
  • Abingdon Elementary
  • 3035 S Abingdon St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
78%
  • Gunston Middle School
  • 2700 S Lang St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 913
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
78%
  • Kenmore Middle School
  • 200 S Carlin Springs Rd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 945
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
77%
  • Barrett Elementary
  • 4401 N Henderson Rd, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 551
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
74%
  • Drew Model Elementary
  • 3500 South 23rd Street, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
72%
  • Arlington Mill High
  • 816 S. Walter Reed Dr, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
69%
  • Randolph Elementary
  • 1306 S Quincy St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
64%
  • Barcroft Elementary
  • 625 S Wakefield St, Arlington
  • ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 545
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
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Arlington school information

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores85%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools321,59679,221
Total private schools1155324,874
Total post-secondary schools81997,963
The Arlington, VA educational system consists of 32 public schools, 11 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Arlington public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 9% higher than than the Virginia average and 72% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arlington public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 73.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Arlington

IndexArlingtonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college85.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.0%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters39.1%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.7%1.3%

Arlington, VA School Districts

Arlington County Public Schools

There are a total of 32 public schools, 11 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Arlington. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Arlington, VA schools is 85%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Arlington, VA, an average of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Arlington 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 Arlington, VA schools.

Source: The Arlington, 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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