J G Hening Elementary School

J G Hening Elementary School serves 797 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
J G Hening Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 797 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 797 students
J G Hening Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
J G Hening Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade J G Hening Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to 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 19:1 15:1
J G Hening Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
J G Hening Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
15%
12%
J G Hening Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
54%
25%
J G Hening Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
22%
53%
J G Hening Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups J G Hening Elementary School Sch Ethnicity J G Hening 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.
0.64 0.64
J G Hening Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
34%
32%
J G Hening 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.
6%
7%
J G Hening 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 (1987-2012)
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 (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Falling Creek Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hopkins Road Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richmond Meadowbrook High School
    4901 Cogbill Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3675
    0.7  mi  |  1707  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richmond Hopkins Road Elementary School
    6000 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3665
    1.1  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Falling Creek Middle School
    4724 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3640
    1.3  mi  |  1209  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richmond Falling Creek Elementary School
    4800 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23234
    (804)743-3630
    1.4  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Beulah Elementary School
    4216 Beulah Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23237
    (804)743-3620
    1.8  mi  |  599  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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