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Laurel Hill Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 868 students

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
Based on 3 ratings

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Posted September 19, 2014

I am very pleased with this school. We are going into our 2nd year (Kindergarten + First) and my loves school. The teachers are very qualified and have done a wonderful job teaching and making learning fun. The school is very diverse with many nationalities. As a military brat that traveled the world, it is wonderful to see my child's classroom filled with people from so many different cultures. PTA has a nice selection of after school programs. The administrative staff does a very good job keeping parents informed. This is a great school in a great neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2014

My daughter is new to Laurel Hill this 2013-14 academic season. This is a very diverse school. The school has a anti-bully policy. Because of it, a very shy little girl has started to shine. She now looks forward to going to school everyday and have lots of friends. As parents, it was worth the expense to move here from another part of Fairfax County and to my daughter so happy. And that said a lot about the principals, teachers and staffs at Laurel Hill E.S.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 4, 2013

My kids have been at Laurel Hill ES since 2010 and I can only say good things about the school's leadership, academic rigor, teachers, and even the SACC program. My kids have been appropriately challenged, are excited about learning, and have had really dedicated, caring, and excellent teachers. My kids love just going to school and are proud Laurel Hill Lions. The PTA is strong, too. Nice newer building.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2013

Great school. The teachers and administrators are very professional. The learning environment is safe. They have the latest technology. Terrific school with high academic rigor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2012

Our two boys have been going to Laurel Hill since it opened. The teachers, Principal and staff have always been very caring and professional. We are especially happy with the staff at the after-school care (SACC). They don't just watch the kids until they are picked up, but they involve them in sports, fine arts, occasional field trips, sports and dance competitions with other school SACC programs, etc. My sons miss their SACC activities when school is closed. Thank you miss Bridgette and staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2011

My daughter has awesome teacher. Her teacher make fun to learn. The staff is very helpful and friendly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2011

Laurel Hill is an outstanding elementary school. The Principal and Vice Principal are very involved with the students and parents. The teachers are skilled and energetic. We've had a very positive experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2011

We opened up Laurel Hill when it was a brand new school and have been at the school for 2 years. The principal runs a tight ship, and maintains a good balance of discipline and fun. The vice principal is very popular with the parents and kids, and is very involved in the community. The teachers are outstanding and responsive. It's a real community over there and I couldn't be happier with it. We took our kids out of private school when the school opened and it was a great decision.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
History and Social Science

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

115 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
90%
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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

123 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
English: Writing

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

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
85%
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 74% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
n/a
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 86% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
n/a
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 Students78%
Female students84%
Male students73%
Black students65%
Asian students83%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White students86%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities84%
Limited English proficient students73%
Proficient in English81%

Math

All Students70%
Female students72%
Male students68%
Black students58%
Asian students72%
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White students79%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficient students62%
Proficient in English74%

Science

All Students86%
Female students88%
Male students85%
Black students81%
Asian students91%
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White students89%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities92%
Limited English proficient students83%
Proficient in English88%
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 Students69%
Female students69%
Male students69%
Black students60%
Asian students74%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White students74%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities73%
Limited English proficient students56%
Proficient in English72%

Math

All Students78%
Female students79%
Male students77%
Black students69%
Asian students86%
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White students79%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficient students69%
Proficient in English80%
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 Students78%
Female students84%
Male students72%
Black students74%
Asian students77%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White students81%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficient students65%
Proficient in English83%

English: Writing

All Students72%
Female students80%
Male students65%
Black students58%
Asian students82%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White students74%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficient students61%
Proficient in English76%

Math

All Students74%
Female students78%
Male students71%
Black students54%
Asian students86%
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
White students85%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficient students71%
Proficient in English75%

Science

All Students54%
Female students59%
Male students50%
Black students41%
Asian students57%
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
White students70%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficient students32%
Proficient in English62%
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 Students84%
Female students83%
Male students86%
Black students97%
Asian students79%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities89%
Limited English proficient students53%
Proficient in English90%

Math

All Students80%
Female students80%
Male students80%
Black students95%
Asian students71%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students77%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficient students72%
Proficient in English82%
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

No accreditation rating data was reported for this school.

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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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8701 Laurel Crest Dr
Lorton, VA 22079
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Phone: (703) 551-5300

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