Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia. The county is situated in Northern Virginia on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River directly across from the District of Columbia, of which it was once a part. The county is coterminous with the U.S. Census Bureau's census-designated place of Arlington. Arlington is considered to be the second-largest "principal city" of the Washington metropolitan area.
In 2018, the county's population was estimated at 237,521, making Arlington the sixth-largest county in Virginia by population; if it were incorporated as a city, would be the fourth-most populous city in the state. With a land area of 26 square miles (67 km2), Arlington is the geographically smallest self-governing county in the U.S., and by reason of state law regarding population density, it has no incorporated towns within its borders. It is the 5th highest-income county in the U.S. by median family income.
Due to the county's proximity to downtown Washington, D.C., Arlington is home to the Pentagon, Reagan National Airport, and Arlington National Cemetery. In academia, the county contains George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, the administrative offices buildings and graduate programs for the Schar School of Policy and Government and School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, as well as satellite campuses of the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. It will soon house the co-headquarters of Amazon.com, Inc.
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Data compiled using 2nd quarter 2019 data vs. same period from 2018
|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|5||Arlington Science Focus School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|4||Ashlawn Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Arlington Traditional||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Tuckahoe Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|4||Long Branch Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|2||Campbell Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|1||Randolph Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Mckinley Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|1||Barcroft Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Williamsburg Middle School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|3||Jefferson Middle School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Arlington Career Center||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|1||Arlington Community High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|1||Wakefield High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Chesterbrook Montessori School-Arlington Forest||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Arlington Montessori House||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Our Savior Lutheran School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Full Circle Montessori School||Preschool - 6th Grade||Private/Charter|
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