This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
English Reading
76%
State avg: 78%
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Math
78%
State avg: 80%
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Science
46%
State avg: 81%
Details
7/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A promising sign:

Students at this school are making more academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school’s continued success.

Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Hispanic
67%
Black
28%
White
4%
Asian
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
8 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
373 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
68%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood
3600 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305
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