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A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

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Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.

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Reviews from schools in Alexandria City Public Schools
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Parent / Guardian
January 20, 2022
Avoid this school. Overall this school is about 15 years behind current educational practices. The administration comes from PG public schools. The doesn't just have low expectations for students... More
Parent / Guardian
November 27, 2021
It’s the worst school ever. Just show off on social media. There isn’t any respect and Kindness to students!
Parent / Guardian
October 15, 2021
Matthew Maury is now Naomi Brooks Elementary School. My child likes the school better than I do, but I’m happy she’s happy. There is very little communication between parents and teachers outside of... More
Review for Maury Elementary