Douglas MacArthur Elementary School

Parents and children
  • Douglas MacArthur Elementary is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are a Responsive Classroom School, believing that a quality education for every student is based on the foundation of a safe and joyful learning community. MacArthur enjoys a reputation for having a strong academic program, a talented faculty and involved parents and guardians.  


    Douglas MacArthur Elementary School will eliminate race, class, gender, and ethnicity as predictors of success.

    School Education Plan

    Awards and Honors

    • Dr. Beverly Vick: Excellence in Education, 2009
    • Arthur Harris: Excellence in Education, 2006

    Special EventsThanksgiving Feast 2016

    • Family Dance
    • Family Thanksgiving Feast
    • Ice Cream Social in June
    • Kindergarten Open House in March
    • Math Curriculum Nights
    • Reflections Contest
    • Science Fair
    • Step-Up Day
    • Summer Reading Incentive
    • Family Pancake Breakfast
    • Vocal and Instrumental Music Concerts
    • Walk for the Homeless

    MacArthur Data

    Douglas MacArthur Elementary School is fully accredited and meets Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). To learn more, review the Virginia School Report Card on the Virginia Department of Education website.


    Enrollment (as of 09/2019): 652 students

    • African American: 22%
    • Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian: 4%
    • Hispanic: 22%
    • White: 46%
    • Multiracial: 6%

    School Faculty

    Number of Licensed Staff: 49
    With post-graduate degrees: 61%

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