Falling Creek Elementary School

Falling Creek Elementary School serves 709 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Falling Creek Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 709 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 709 students
Falling Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Falling Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Falling Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Falling Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
6%
Falling Creek Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
36%
12%
Falling Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
42%
25%
Falling Creek Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
12%
53%
Falling Creek Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Falling Creek Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Falling Creek 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.
0.68 0.64
Falling Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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%
32%
Falling Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
7%
Falling Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Chesterfield County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
6
Number of Students Managed 59,372 3,669
Chesterfield County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $639 MM $43 MM
Chesterfield County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
Chesterfield County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
Chesterfield County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richmond Falling Creek Middle School
    4724 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3640
    0  mi  |  1209  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richmond Thomas C. Boushall Middle School
    3400 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)780-5016
    1  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richmond J G Hening Elementary School
    5230 Chicora Dr
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3655
    1.4  mi  |  797  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Hopkins Road Elementary School
    6000 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3665
    1.5  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Broad Rock Elementary School
    4615 Ferguson Ln
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)780-5048
    1.5  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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