This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, and more information about this school can be found below.
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Academics
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Test scores
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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.


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


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
83%
State avg: 84%
World History II
80%
State avg: 87%
Writing
80%
State avg: 83%
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AP course participation
33%
State avg: 23%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
62%
State avg: 66%
SAT/ACT participation rate
72%
State avg: 38%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
44%
Black
22%
White
20%
Asian
9%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
198 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood
1325 South Dinwiddie Street
Arlington, VA 22206
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Last modified: August 26, 2017
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