Schools in Alexandria

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District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Fairfax County Public Schools Public PK - 12 212 178,085
Alexandria City Public Schools Public PK - 12 19 12,576

Schools in Alexandria

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    9 Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy

    'My daughter just started kindergarten this fall and so far we are happy with the school. I really love the uniforms and behavior charts that are sent home on a daily basis. I also think it is great...

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    8 Stratford Landing Elementary School

    'The new leadership at SLES leaves much to be desired. Still hoping the new style evolves to a partnership with parents. Vague leadership remarks leave one feeling like this school was in the...

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    8 Waynewood Elementary School

    'I'm impressed with the teachers and the parents in this school. Parents are encouraged to participate...and they do. It's fantastic. My kids are loving school and I like the atmosphere of the school....

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    8 Hayfield Elementary School

    'We have been thrilled with this school for both of my children. My older son had an IEP and I was impressed with how organized and attentive the staff was (he no longer has an IEP currently). The...

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    7 George Mason Elementary School

    'My oldest son is about to enter second grade, and my youngest will soon starts kindergarten. We love George Mason, the staff are great, and students get music, art and gym every week. The playground...

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    7 Charles Barrett Elementary School

    'This is our child's last year at this school. We will truly miss everything about it. Professional and courteous staff, amazing principal, caring counselors, dedicated teachers (Presidential Award...

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    7 Maury Elementary School

    'We highly recommend this school. Our boy thrives there and the teachers he has had have been highly skillled. The administration focuses on all the right stuff and the PTA is resources beyond...

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    7 Island Creek Elementary School

    'We moved to Island Creek based on the school reviews & LOVED the school. The teachers & education our child received were exemplary. The teachers really cared about my child & were thoroughly...

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    6 Douglas Macarthur Elementary School

    'My daughter attended MacArthur for K-5 until transitioning to GWMS. I found the teachers were generally good (although some were hit or miss) and administrators are supportive. However, the school...

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    6 Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School

    'Best school ever 3 of my children go there 1 is in middle school she got promoted in 2013. All of my children love this school great staff. Very good 5-Stars'

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    7 Holmes Middle School

    'It sucks, the education is bad. I was a student and I got C's and D's. Which is odd because I am a winner of the fifth grade presidential education award, and got 100% on sample 20 questions of the...

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    6 Twain Middle School

    'I am a 7th Grader at Mark Twain Middle School. I think that it's the best school ever. It's soo much better than Carl Sandburg because we don't tolerate fight, bullying, etc..'

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    6 Sandburg Middle School

    'My children are in advanced classes and they are not "good to go" per the other mails. This is an extremely poor, unchallenging school. It is run by who everyone says is an ex-Marine. However, being...

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    5 Hayfield Secondary

    'I am one of the original alumni from Hayfield...class of '73. So sad to hear what happened to this school over the years since I left. I have such great memories of my time there. I was in awe of the...

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    4 George Washington Middle School

    'While not perfect (no school is), GW is a world-class educational institution by almost any standard. The educators whom we have encountered there as a family have been very good instructors and...

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    4 Glasgow Middle School

    'awesome it is the best school the qulatiy is very diffrent now and its school staff are kind and push students to there best'

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    3 Whitman Middle School

    'My daughter just started Whitman this fall and they have done an excellent job at helping her get acclimated. I love the bi-weekly progress reports emailed to me, and the staff and teachers have all...

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    1 Jefferson-Houston Elementary School

    'Jefferson Huston middle school is a great school am very happy Faculty and staff focus on developing students are learning independence and take personal responsibility for their assignments. I...

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    1 Francis C Hammond Middle School 1

    'First of all this school has 600 6th graders and 1500 kids total from 6-8 grade so you know it's not going to be good. This school is one of the most dangerous school I've ever been to, there are at...

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    N/A T. C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus

    'best school ever, there are to many principals that keep the school going and is a good place to get ready for 10th grade'

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    10 Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology

    'This school is not for everyone, but those who go here love it. It's mostly what you make of it really, but with the plethora of sports and 8th period clubs it's not hard to find something you...

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    5 Edison High School

    'I graduated in 2012, and after 1 year of college I can confidently say that Edison prepared me well for college. Most teachers I encountered were excellent and engaging. The diverse student body...

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    5 Hayfield Secondary

    'I am one of the original alumni from Hayfield...class of '73. So sad to hear what happened to this school over the years since I left. I have such great memories of my time there. I was in awe of the...

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    4 Bryant Alternative High School

    'My daughter went to Bryant from West Potomac( another excellent FFx.PS) and as typical of those things called "Hormones" that tend to rage at this age I was blessed with my 1st grandchild,so all my...

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    4 West Potomac High School

    'The Al-Qaeda all around the school cause problems every day. They come into disputes with some cartel agents as well. One day, some members of the church of Scientology began attempting mass...

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    3 Mount Vernon High School

    'As a military family with many years in DODEA schools where I served on the school board for many years, we are very disappointed in MTVHS. We thought MTVHS would be the right school for our child...

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    2 T.C. Williams High School

    'T.C. is an excellent school. There are a number of stand-out teachers (in Chemistry, Physics and English) who have inspired our daughter to seek out learning on her own.'

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    N/A T. C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus

    'best school ever, there are to many principals that keep the school going and is a good place to get ready for 10th grade'

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    N/A Quander Road School

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    N/A Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Home

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