Sandston Elementary School

Sandston Elementary School serves 218 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Sandston Elementary School operates within the Henrico County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 218 students
Sandston Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sandston Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Sandston Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Sandston Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 27:1 16:1
Sandston Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
9%
13%
Sandston Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
25%
23%
Sandston Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
58%
52%
Sandston Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Sandston Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Sandston Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2014)
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.
0.59 0.42
Sandston 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.
57%
33%
Sandston 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%
Sandston 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 Highland Springs Technical Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seven Pines Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SandstonSeven Pines Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Beulah Rd
    SandstonVA 23150
    (804)328-4065
    0.8PK-5518
  • HenricoFair Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    0.9 miles
    201 Jennings Rd
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4085
    0.9PK-5367
  • HenricoHighland Springs Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.1 miles
    100 Tech Dr
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4075
    1.19-12n/a
  • HenricoHighland Springs High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1745 students
    1.3 miles
    15 South Oak Ave
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4000
    1.39-121745
  • SandstonDonahoe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
    1.5 miles
    1801 Graves Rd
    SandstonVA 23150
    (804)328-4035
    1.5PK-5528

School Reviews

2.0  12/6/2007
The teachers are good. The principal is inexperienced and negligent. No full-time art, music, guidance, p.e., or assistant principal. Used to be great - safety and funding are issues
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