Alexandria, Virginia has the some of best elementary schools in Northern Virginia, according to an evaluation by Northern Virginia Magazine.
The evaluation evaluated a number of factors, including the percentage of students who passed the 2010/2011 Standards of Learning test (SOLs); the percentage of students who performed above average on the SOLs, the percent average of how students performed on SOLs in a three-year time period; and the percentage of students who receive free/reduced lunch.
The schools mentioned by the magazine are:
- Charles Barrett Elementary School
- George Mason Elementary School
- Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy
- Matthew Maury Elementary School
Lyles-Crouch and Charles Barrett also ranked regionally in the top 25% of ALL Northern Virginia schools.