John Adams Elementary School

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5651 Rayburn Ave

Alexandria, VA 22311

(703) 824-6970

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 5

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for John Adams Elementary School

We've had a hit or miss experience at John Adams. One child was in a classroom with some involved parents and great teachers who gave her challenging work even before she was formally classified as gifted later in the year. My other child had teachers who meant well but weren't able to focus on teaching ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/04/12

My daughter is in first grade, and this is her second year at John Adams. I have nothing but good things to say about the school and everyone I've dealt with, from the classroom teachers we've had to the nurse, social worker, and special area teachers. Despite it being a large school I always see the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/12

My son has Asperger's Syndrome and is getting exactly what he needs in his K-1 classroom at John Adams. We have seen tremendous improvement in his speech, writing, and social skills. We love his teachers.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/08

My advise to parents with a learning disabled child is to run! this is not the school, nor the school district for you. When the ignorant state 'it starts at home...', It is the uneducated statement of someone who does not have a child with a learning disability. We know what we have to go through. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/05

Despite John Adams did not meet the no child left behind requirements does not mean its not a good school. Education begins at home. It's up to the parents to make sure their child is getting the education that they need. I feel the teachers can only do so much and then the parents need to step up to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/08/05

Despite what testing scores would indicate, John Adams is actually a very good school. I have two daughters in the Spanish Immersion program which is really wonderful. Thanks to the great teachers at John Adams, this school gives a good education. More extracurricular activities would be a bonus (there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/05

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Test scores for John Adams Elementary School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
John Adams Elementary School
Alexandria City Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Alexandria schools — John Adams Elementary School is located at 5651 Rayburn Ave, Alexandria VA 22311. 5651 Rayburn Ave is in the 22311 ZIP code in Alexandria, VA The school district for John Adams Elementary School is the Alexandria City Public Schools. John Adams Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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