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School leader:  Ms. Rae Covey
1101 Janneys Ln
Alexandria, VA 22302

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(703) 461-4190
(703) 370-2719
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"Great neighborhood community school with high learning standards"

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    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    None
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16 reviews

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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · August 18, 2015
There is a strong current of racial disparity and school-sanctioned segregation and discrimination at this school.

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Submitted by a parent · August 18, 2015
My daughter attended MacArthur for K-5 until transitioning to GWMS. I found the teachers were generally good (although some were hit or miss) and administrators are supportive. However, the school is extremely racially stratified. My very... more

Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · May 26, 2015
No accountability exhibited by the teachers or the administration, and a complete lack of oversight from the superintendents office.

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Submitted by a parent · May 26, 2015
Horrible experience with this school. A teacher displayed incompetence, bullied the students, and called them names and the administration defended her on multiple occasions. She kept her job. The administration blocked our attempts to move out... more

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A sixty-five year old neighborhood school with a great reputation. We have a strong and involved Parent Teacher Association and a welcoming atmosphere.

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Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
1101 Janneys Ln, Alexandria, VA  22302
(703) 461-4190
Last modified Douglas Macarthur Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top