Glen Lea Elementary School

Glen Lea Elementary School serves 538 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Glen Lea Elementary School operates within the Henrico County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 538 students
Glen Lea Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Glen Lea Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Glen Lea Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Glen Lea Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Glen Lea Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Glen Lea Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
88%
25%
Glen Lea Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
3%
53%
Glen Lea Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Glen Lea Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Glen Lea 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.
0.22 0.84
Glen Lea 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.
73%
32%
Glen Lea 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%
Glen Lea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 83,551 students has grown by 70% over five years.
School District Name Henrico County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
6
Number of Students Managed 83,551 3,926
Henrico County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $510 MM n/a
Henrico County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $541 MM n/a
Henrico County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,415 $0
Henrico County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,042 $0
Henrico 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 Richmond Community High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Henderson Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ratcliffe Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richmond Ratcliffe Elementary School
    2901 Thalen St
    Richmond , VA , 23223
    (804)343-6535
    1.1  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Harvie Elementary School
    3401 Harvie Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23223
    (804)343-7010
    1.4  mi  |  565  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Richmond Overby-sheppard Elementary School
    2300 1st Ave
    Richmond , VA , 23222
    (804)329-2515
    1.6  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Richmond Community High School
    201 East Brookland Park Blvd
    Richmond , VA , 23222
    (804)285-1015
    1.7  mi  |  246  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richmond Laburnum Elementary School
    500 Meriwether Ave
    Richmond , VA , 23222
    (804)228-2720
    1.8  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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