Petsworth Elementary School

Petsworth Elementary School serves 342 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Petsworth Elementary School operates within the Gloucester County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 342 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 342 students
Petsworth Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Petsworth Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Petsworth Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Petsworth Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Petsworth Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Petsworth Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
7%
23%
Petsworth Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
81%
52%
Petsworth Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Petsworth 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.
0.33 0.66
Petsworth 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.
40%
33%
Petsworth 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.
7%
6%
Petsworth Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Gloucester County School District's student population of 5,639 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,816 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Gloucester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,639 3,815
Gloucester County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM n/a
Gloucester County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $60 MM n/a
Gloucester County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,816 n/a
Gloucester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,941 n/a
Gloucester County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Gloucester High School (7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peasley Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • GloucesterPeasley Middle School
    Grades: 6-7 | 830 students
    3.5 miles
    2885 Hickory Fork Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-1499
    3.56-7830
  • GloucesterBethel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    3.8 miles
    2991 Hickory Fork Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2360
    3.8PK-5527
  • GloucesterMid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed CenterSpecial Education School

    5.2 miles
    6489 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    5.2n/an/a
  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
    5.3 miles
    6361 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    5.3PK-5599
  • GloucesterGloucester High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1791 students
    7 miles
    6680 Short Ln
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2526
    79-121791

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