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Arlington Traditional

Public | PK-5 | 490 students

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4 stars

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2013:
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2011:
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Posted May 16, 2004

Having had two children attend ATS, I would rank it high in its dedication to the children's learning and fairly low on allowing children to be children. The homework starts heavy in K and is relentless throughout. Most teachers areEexcellent, a few are awful. The principal is tough and at times unreasonable, but she does run a tight ship.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 19, 2003

Arlington Traditional was a great building block for my career in middle and high school!
—Submitted by a student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 72% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
99%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 87% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 70% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 84% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 73% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 71% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students97%
Female students100%
Male students94%
Black studentsn/a
Asian students92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students100%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities87%
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficient students92%
Proficient in English98%

Math

All Students91%
Female students94%
Male students88%
Black studentsn/a
Asian students83%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students95%
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities98%
Limited English proficient students83%
Proficient in English93%

Science

All Students97%
Female students100%
Male students94%
Black studentsn/a
Asian students92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students100%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities87%
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficient students92%
Proficient in English98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students93%
Female students96%
Male students86%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students98%
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities97%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English95%

Math

All Students99%
Female students98%
Male students100%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students100%
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students97%
Female students98%
Male students97%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
White students98%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities91%
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficient students92%
Proficient in English98%

English: Writing

All Students96%
Female students95%
Male students97%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
White students100%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities95%
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficient students85%
Proficient in English98%

Math

All Students88%
Female students83%
Male students93%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White students89%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities64%
Students without disabilities98%
Limited English proficient students77%
Proficient in English90%

Science

All Students90%
Female students93%
Male students87%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
White students96%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities77%
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficient students62%
Proficient in English97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2007-2008, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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855 N. Edison St
Arlington, VA 22205
Phone: (703) 228-6290

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