Falling Creek Elementary School

Falling Creek Elementary School serves 716 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Falling Creek Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 716 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 716 students
Falling Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Falling Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Falling Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Falling Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Falling Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
6%
Falling Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
42%
13%
Falling Creek Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
39%
23%
Falling Creek Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
12%
52%
Falling Creek Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Falling Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.42
Falling Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
33%
Falling Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Falling Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Chesterfield County School District's student population of 59,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,086 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,890 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,186 3,815
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $600 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $589 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,086 $10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,890 $10,658
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Meadowbrook High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Falling Creek Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J G Hening Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RichmondFalling Creek Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1224 students
    0 miles
    4724 Hopkins Rd
    RichmondVA 23234
    (804)743-3640
    06-81224
  • RichmondThomas C. Boushall Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 550 students
    1 miles
    3400 Hopkins Rd
    RichmondVA 23234
    (804)780-5016
    16-8550
  • RichmondJ G Hening Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 854 students
    1.4 miles
    5230 Chicora Dr
    RichmondVA 23234
    (804)743-3655
    1.4PK-5854
  • RichmondBroad Rock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 746 students
    1.5 miles
    4615 Ferguson Ln
    RichmondVA 23234
    (804)780-5048
    1.5PK-5746
  • RichmondHopkins Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    1.5 miles
    6000 Hopkins Rd
    RichmondVA 23234
    (804)743-3665
    1.5PK-5588

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