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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"

BASIC INFORMATION

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    After
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  • Transportation
    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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63 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
MacArthur is a wonderful school and community. It is the only school that uses responsive classroom model. Our children love the morning meetings -- when all students meet to share about their day. The teachers and staff are helpful and... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
The teachers and staff are caring and very responsive. The parent community is engaged and supportive. We've been extremely pleased with the school for both the classroom activities and after school offerings.

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Submitted by a community member · April 25, 2016
Excellent school with a very strong principal and fantastic and dedicated teachers. Communication is excellent. My kids love their school and I love it too.

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Submitted by a parent · April 25, 2016
Kind, hardworking, engaged staff and parent community! My children are happy and are learning. There is effective use of technology, art, movement & exercise, community building, which enhance and enrich a rigorous curriculum.

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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
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 63 reviews. (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 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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