Swanson Middle School

Arlington, VA 22205

Phone: (703) 228-5500
District: Arlington County Public Schools

9

GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades 6-8 • 1057 students

Arlington's Swanson Middle School serves grades 6-8 in the Arlington County Public Schools district. It is among the few public middle schools in Virginia to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10.

Swanson Middle School is a public school in the Arlington County Public Schools district located in Arlington, VA. The principal of Swanson Middle School is Bridget Loft. As of 2014, the students are 63.6% White, non-Hispanic; 17.6% Hispanic; 8.5% Asian/Pacific Islander; 6% Multiracial; 3.9% Black, non-Hispanic; 0.4% Native American or Native Alaskan; and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. 13.4% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 63.6% 45.7% 52.2%
Hispanic 17.6% 28.7% 13.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.5% 9.3% 6.3%
Multiracial 6% 4.9% 4.7%
Black, non-Hispanic 3.9% 10.8% 23.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 13.4%
English learners 22.3%
# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Leeway Overlee - N Arlington Neighborhood/Subdivision Arlington VA 0.2 mi
2 Falls Church City Neighborhood/Subdivision Falls Church VA 1.7 mi
3 Twenty400 Apartment Complex Arlington VA 4 mi
4 Shirlington Neighborhood/Subdivision Arlington VA 4 mi
5 Broyhill Crest Neighborhood/Subdivision Annandale VA 4 mi
6 Shreevewood Neighborhood/Subdivision Falls Church VA 4.1 mi
7 Beverly Hills Neighborhood/Subdivision Alexandria VA 5 mi
8 Cameron Station Neighborhood/Subdivision Alexandria VA 5.3 mi
9 Reserve at Potomac Yard Apartment Complex Alexandria VA 5.5 mi
10 Barkley Neighborhood/Subdivision Fairfax VA 6.1 mi
11 The Willoughby Condominium/Townhouse Chevy Chase MD 6.1 mi
12 North Springfield Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 6.4 mi
13 Burgundy Woods Neighborhood/Subdivision Alexandria VA 6.5 mi
14 Henry Neighborhood/Subdivision Alexandria VA 6.8 mi
15 Stonehurst Neighborhood/Subdivision Fairfax VA 6.9 mi
16 Midtown Alexandria Station Neighborhood/Subdivision Alexandria VA 6.9 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Arlington Arlington VA 2.2 mi
2 Falls Church Falls Church VA 3 mi
3 West Falls Church Falls Church VA 4.1 mi
4 Pentagon City Arlington VA 4.3 mi
5 Annandale Annandale VA 4.7 mi
6 Georgetown Washington DC 5 mi
7 Washington DC Washington D.C. DC 6.3 mi
8 Old Town Alexandria Alexandria VA 6.7 mi
9 Vienna Vienna VA 6.9 mi
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