John Tyler Elementary School

John Tyler Elementary School serves 496 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
John Tyler Elementary School operates within the Hampton City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 496 students
John Tyler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
John Tyler Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John Tyler Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less 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 15:1 15:1
John Tyler Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
John Tyler Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
6%
12%
John Tyler Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
76%
25%
John Tyler Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
11%
53%
John Tyler Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John Tyler Elementary School Sch Ethnicity John Tyler 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.
0.41 0.64
John Tyler 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.
74%
32%
John Tyler 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%
John Tyler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,661 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hampton City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
6
Number of Students Managed 21,661 3,669
District Total Revenue $246 MM $43 MM
District Spending $242 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,275 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,098 $11,065
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 Kecoughtan High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Syms Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barron Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hampton Barron Elementary School
    45 Fox Hill Rd
    Hampton , VA , 23669
    (757)850-5100
    0.7  mi  |  407  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hampton Booker Elementary School
    160 Apollo Dr
    Hampton , VA , 23669
    (757)850-5096
    1.1  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hampton Paul Burbank Elementary School
    40 Tidemill Ln
    Hampton , VA , 23666
    (757)825-4642
    1.2  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hampton Benjamin Syms Middle School
    170 Fox Hill Rd
    Hampton , VA , 23669
    (757)850-5050
    1.3  mi  |  1121  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hampton Thomas Eaton Middle School
    2108 Cunningham Dr
    Hampton , VA , 23666
    (757)825-4540
    1.6  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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