Carlin Springs Elementary School

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5995 5th Rd S

Arlington, VA 22204

(703) 228-6645

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Carlin Springs Elementary School

They have a new assistant principal that is rather rude to the children, We are a middle class, minority family I have never felt so discriminated by someone that is supposed to be the one assist you with the issues, questions, etc at the school. I am here still because I cannot afford to sell my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/15

I was not so impress when I came to sign up my daughter for this school in August. The principal was standing the room, did not introduce herself but busy talking to one of the staffs about how broken/impersonal APS guidelines toward teachers. I feel so helpless since I just bough a house in school assigned ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/13

We love Carlin Springs Elementary! My two children transferred in during the middle of the school year and we were all welcomed with open arms. There is a very diverse culture here and children learn something new everyday. The principal and assistant principal are fabulous about keeping the parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/12

The welcoming environment, the openess to the community, the diversity of its student body,the immagination in its program - it is a school where clearly students and families are joyfully received.

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

One of the best schools in the area, Great Principal and staff who are very much dedicated. Scores are higher year after year.

Posted by a parent on 04/20/09

I taught summer school here for the summers of 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. My time there was great. I plan to return to teach again. The climate of the school just screams pure education. It's such a wonderful place to be in the world. The administration is so helpful and supportive and friendly. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/01/08

Carlin Springs has dedicated, talented teachers and an outstanding principal. The atmoshere in the school is great for kids to learn and enjoy school. The after-school programs offer a broad range of programs for students and the kids really seem to enjoy them.

Posted by a teacher on 03/29/07

I have never seen such a dedicated and gifted staff as the faculty at Carlin Springs Elementary. My child has gotten a fantastic education for the three years she has attended. I am very pleased.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/06

The best thing about this school is that it is new -- Arlington never turns down bond offerings. However the principal is new (from Jamestown), seems overwhelmed by the large number of assisted lunch crowd, and is focused on trying to get 4th greaders to sit still (and read). This school is one of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/22/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Carlin Springs Elementary School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Carlin Springs Elementary School
Arlington Co 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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Arlington schools — Carlin Springs Elementary School is located at 5995 5th Rd S, Arlington VA 22204. 5995 5th Rd S is in the 22204 ZIP code in Arlington, VA The school district for Carlin Springs Elementary School is the Arlington Co Public Schools. Carlin Springs Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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