Swift Creek Elementary School

Swift Creek Elementary School serves 830 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Swift Creek Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.

Overview

The student population of 830 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 830 students
Swift Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Swift Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Swift Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 19:1 15:1
Swift Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
6%
Swift Creek Elementary School Asian (1993-2013)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Swift Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2013)
Black
9%
24%
Swift Creek Elementary School Black (1993-2013)
White
74%
53%
Swift Creek Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Swift Creek Elementary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Swift Creek Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.41
Swift Creek 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.
11%
32%
Swift Creek 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.
2%
6%
Swift Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,038 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,038 3,850
Chesterfield County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $639 MM $43 MM
Chesterfield County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
Chesterfield County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
Chesterfield County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Clover Hill High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swift Creek Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MidlothianClover Hill High School
    13301 Kelly Green Ln
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6230
    1 mi | 1798 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MidlothianSwift Creek Middle School
    3700 Old Hundred Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6315
    1.1 mi | 1022 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MidlothianTomahawk Creek Middle School
    1600 Learning Place Loop
    MidlothianVA 23114
    (804)378-7120
    1.3 mi | 1264 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MidlothianEvergreen Elementary School
    1701 Evergreen East Parkway
    MidlothianVA 23114
    (804)378-2400
    1.9 mi | 1029 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Midlothian Clover Hill Elementary School
    5700 Woodlake Village Parkway
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6220
    2.3 mi | 790 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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