"Great neighborhood community school with high learning standards"
Students enrolled 705
Hours 8:00 AM - 2:35 AM
School leader Ms. Rae Covey
Transportation options Yes
District Alexandria City Public Schools
After school Yes

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1101 Janneys Ln
Alexandria, VA 22302

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(703) 461-4190
(703) 370-2719
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Map of Douglas Macarthur Elementary School address.

5 stars
Based on 6 ratings

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March 24, 2014
The level of education is very high, but the softer side of education (recess, social time, etc) is somewhat lacking. There is a strong socio-economic divide exemplified by the after-hours care.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2012
D.M. exemplifies the type of personalized education our son needed. Our home school is Samuel Tucker but due to overcrowding we chose to send our son to this elementary school. Best decision ever!! Douglas MacArthur is run like a private school. I moved to NOVA from New Orleans for the school system and I am very pleased with this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2007
Excellent school, both for academics and social skills. Both the principal and asst. principal are dedicated to creating a good environment for the staff, as well as the children, and the teachers are wonderful!

- submitted by a parent
December 22, 2006
This school has a very active PTA and does a wonderful job at getting many parents involved in school activities. The principal does a tremendous job with the kids and is very involved in their day to day activities. They have an excellent staff including the art, music and gym teachers. We are always impressed with the curriculum that our children are being taught.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
Probably the best elementary school in Alexandria - very active PTA. We have a problem each winter though that we are not allowed to discuss anything about Christmas in the school - only Hanukah, Kwanzaa, etc. Renowned art teacher

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2006
A Great School, Fully accredited and Awesome PTA

- submitted by a parent
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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 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top