Rawls Byrd Elementary School

Rawls Byrd Elementary School serves 494 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Rawls Byrd Elementary School operates within the Williamsburg-james City School District.

Overview

The student population of 494 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 494 students
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Rawls Byrd Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
6%
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Asian (1993-2013)
Hispanic
15%
12%
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
18%
24%
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Black (1993-2013)
White
57%
53%
Rawls Byrd Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Rawls Byrd Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rawls Byrd Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.41
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
39%
32%
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
6%
6%
Rawls Byrd Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,064 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Williamsburg-james City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 12,064 3,850
District Total Revenue $144 MM $43 MM
District Spending $143 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,658 $11,282
District Spending / Student $13,550 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WilliamsburgClara Byrd Baker Elementary School
    3131 Ironbound Rd
    WilliamsburgVA 23185
    (757)221-0949
    1.8 mi | 556 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WilliamsburgMatthew Whaley Elementary School
    301 Scotland St
    WilliamsburgVA 23185
    (757)229-1931
    2.3 mi | 472 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WilliamsburgEastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg
    Special Education School
    4601 Ironbound Rd B11
    WilliamsburgVA 23187
    (757)253-4250
    Special Education School

    2.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • WilliamsburgBerkeley Middle School
    1118 Ironbound Rd
    WilliamsburgVA 23185
    (757)229-8051
    2.8 mi | 942 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WilliamsburgWaller Mill Elementary School
    Magnet School
    314 Waller Mill Rd
    WilliamsburgVA 23185
    (757)220-4060
    Magnet School

    3.1 mi | 274 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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