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Fast Facts

Vision Statement

Alexandria City Public Schools will set the international standard for educational excellence, where all students achieve their potential and actively contribute to our local and global communities.

Mission Statement

Alexandria City Public Schools will provide the environment, resources, and commitment to ensure that each and every student succeeds — academically, emotionally, physically, and socially.

Enrollment as of September 30, 2013: 13,563

ACPS Enrollment by School, Grade and AYP Subgroups:

Budget FY 2013

Number of Schools

  • 12 Elementary
  • 1 Pre K-8
  • 5 Middle
  • 1 High School (2 campuses)
  • 19 Total

Average Class Size

  • 18 Elementary
  • 20 Middle
  • 22 Secondary

Student Demographics as of September 30, 2013

  • Black: 31.95%
  • Hispanic: 33.04%
  • White: 27.07%
  • Asian: 4.56%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Multi-racial: 2.29%
  • Countries of birth: 128
  • Native languages: 103

Graduates

  • Graduates (June 2013): 674
  • AP courses offered at T.C. Williams High: 25
  • National Merit Scholarship Recipients: 2
  • National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists: 5
  • National Achievement Scholarship Recipients: 2
  • National Achievement Scholarship semi-finalists: 3
  • AP exams taken: 1,623
  • AP scores of 3 or higher: 60%

Special Programs

Teachers

  • Teachers: 1,415
  • Advanced degrees: 77%
  • Teacher starting salary (BA): $46,773
  • Teacher starting salary (MA): $53,651
  • Teacher average salary: $72,705
  • National Board Certified: 49
  • Other licensed staff: 220
  • Support staff: 717

More Information

* School divisions categorize and calculate information in different ways. For comparison purposes, please review the The Washington Area Boards of Education (WABE) Guide which compares local school divisions based on common factors.