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The Arlington public school system continues to impress many a parent thanks to its focus on diversity, excellence in academics as well as an interest in creating a lively and friendly environment for the students. Nottingham Elementary School is one such institution that has proven to be a gem to the community. It currently ranks 7th among the best public elementary schools in all of Virginia.
At present, the school boasts of an enrolment of about 469 students from grades K-5 with a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. The quota is enough to allow the teachers to cater to the needs of each student while paying essential attention to students who need more care than others. The teachers in the school have done well, and they currently rank as the ninth best public elementary school teachers in Virginia, out of the more than one thousand schools considered in the rankings. Their state test scores are also indicative of their excellence as at least 94% of the enrolled student are good at math, and 96% excel in reading.
The school ranks among the first two thirds when compared to other schools regarding diversity, and of the total enrolled students in the institution, 4% of them are eligible for free or reduced lunch programs. Living in Arlington has its perks, thanks to the urban feel which it exudes as well as the reasonable cost of living. Houses here go for about $640,000 with an estimated median rent of $1,900.