A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
Address
1426 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22207
Telephone
(703) 228-6010
Website

Arlington Public Schools Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
86%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1230
887 responses
Average ACT
28
305 responses
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Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
24,559
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.9%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$89,374
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$534,718,000
Expenses Per Student
$21,547/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    2%

Arlington Public Schools Reviews

27 reviews
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I participated in Arlington schools from kindergarten through my high school graduation. I had a great experience and always felt a sense of community and closeness with everyone. Although no school district can be perfect, I think Arlington comes the closest compared to other school districts in our area. Go Eagles!
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This is an excellent school due to the engaged teachers, challenging subjects, and its amazing ability to push even the most introverted people out of their shells and into society with a vast selection of AP/IB courses, sports, and clubs. After being here for only four years in high the school, the positive environment helped me feel like I had been living among my piers for my entire life. I entirely recommend APS for anyone who truly wants to get the best possible high school experience.
My experience with Arlington Public Schools was a very positive one. I went to school in the Arlington School District from kindergarden throughout my senior year and I always felt like I was getting a good education and had a safe and positive school environment. Sports were also a big part of my life throughout all of those years and the programs at the middle and high school allowed me to strive in multiple different sports and I received an abundance of support from the public school system. I had a lot of great teachers throughout my time in Arlington schools and only a small handful that I didn't feel helped me in the ways that most teachers should. The schools seem to be pretty diverse in the population and each of the schools really encourage clubs, activities and promote culture.