Douglas Macarthur Elementary



Douglas Macarthur Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Douglas Macarthur Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 130
1 129
2 118
3 114
4 113
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Douglas Macarthur Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alexandria, VA in the Alexandria City Public Schools. It enrolls 713 students in grades 1st through 12th. Douglas Macarthur Elementary is the 221st largest public school in Virginia and the 7,421st largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,421st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 221st out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 710th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 231st out of 1,156

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Douglas Macarthur Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 363
(51%)
5,409
(49%)
 Male 350
(49%)
5,689
(51%)

Douglas Macarthur Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 373
(52%)
3,181
(29%)
 Black 152
(21%)
3,274
(30%)
 Hispanic 138
(19%)
3,822
(34%)
 Two or More 27
(4%)
274
(2%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
492
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Douglas Macarthur Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 476
(67%)
6,166
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 196
(27%)
4,150
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(6%)
782
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Douglas Macarthur Elementary is ranked 519th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Douglas Macarthur Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Douglas Macarthur Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 528
2007 560
2008 585
2009 602
2010 622
2011 643
2012 695
2013 705
2014 709
2015 713

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 10.5
2007 15.8
2008 16.9
2009 15.6
2010 15.9
2011 18.6
2012 16.4
2013 16.8
2014 16.7
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30891089108911
2006 0.28977272727273
2007 0.275
2008 0.29230769230769
2009 0.28737541528239
2010 0.27331189710611
2011 0.25505443234837
2012 0.28776978417266
2013 0.31063829787234
2014 0.31593794076164
2015 0.33239831697055

Compare Douglas Macarthur Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.2%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Douglas Macarthur Elementary
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Public KG - 05 713 16.8:1  
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Private PK - 05 60 6:1 2 miles
Alexandria Country Day School
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Private KG - 08 204 8:1 2 miles
The Del Ray Montessori School
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Private PK - 03 62 7:1 2 miles
Commonwealth Academy
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Private 03 - 12 166 6:1 2 miles
Browne Academy
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Private PK - 08 219 4:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 05 109 5:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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