Arlington Tops the Charts for Best Elementary Schools

by Dan Lesniak

There are many reasons to love living along the Orange Line. Our neighborhoods are wonderful urban villages where all your needs and entertainment can be accessed, much of it without having to drive. We have incredible green spaces, and our love of art is displayed all over with public art works. We also have stellar schools, which the latest ranking report by has just confirmed. Niche is a website dedicated to providing up-to-date data and information about local schools so families can make informed decisions when it comes to moving to an area or simply finding the right school for their children. Each year Niche releases its top-ranked schools by state in a number of categories. From Academics to food quality, public to private, you can learn a lot about the schools in your neighborhood from these reports. The overall rankings of Virginia’s top public elementary schools include no less than 16 schools right in Arlington

Each of the schools in the top 16 list received top marks for Academics, Teachers, Overall Experience, and Student Culture & Diversity. The rankings were compiled with local data provided by local education experts and surveys completed by families in the districts. Within the Niche website, you can review more details on each ranking and view a map showing you other schools in the area to compare. One look at the map makes it clear that our area of Virginia is at the top when it comes to education for our children.

The top 16 Virginia public elementary schools are in order:

  1. Arlington Traditional
  2. Arlington Science Focus
  3. Ashlawn
  4. Longbranch
  5. McKinley
  6. Jamestown
  7. Henry
  8. Tuckahoe
  9. Taylor
  10. Nottingham
  11. Glebe
  12. Barrett
  13. Francis Scott Key
  14. Barcroft
  15. Abington
  16. Claremont

Other Arlington Elementary schools that made the top 25 include:

  1. Hoffman-Boston
  2. Campbell
  3. Oakridge
  4. Drew Model

No matter where you live in Arlington County, you and your family have access to amazing public schools. This is a community that understands the importance of early education and our results reflect this. When you are ready to buy, or sell your home, myself and the Orange Line Living team, are here to provide you with our unique and specialized services so you can turn your dreams into reality. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us directly at 571-969-7653 or at [email protected]

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