Glen Lea Elementary School

Glen Lea Elementary School serves 536 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Glen Lea Elementary School operates within the Henrico County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 536 students
Glen Lea Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Glen Lea Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Glen Lea Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Glen Lea Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 28:1 16:1
Glen Lea Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Glen Lea Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Glen Lea Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
88%
23%
Glen Lea Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
5%
52%
Glen Lea Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Glen Lea 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.
0.22 0.42
Glen Lea 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.
83%
33%
Glen Lea Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Glen Lea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Henrico County School District's student population of 50,569 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,088 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 $10,940 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Henrico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
4
Number of Students Managed 50,569 3,815
Henrico County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $498 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,088 $10,576
Henrico County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,940 $10,658
Henrico 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 Richmond Community High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henderson Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ratcliffe Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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