Sandston Elementary School

Sandston Elementary School serves 194 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Sandston Elementary School operates within the Henrico County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 194 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 194 students
Sandston Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Sandston Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sandston Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 17:1 15:1
Sandston Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Sandston Elementary School American Indian (2002-2012)
Asian
1%
6%
Sandston Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Sandston Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
23%
25%
Sandston Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
56%
53%
Sandston Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sandston Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sandston 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.
0.62 0.64
Sandston 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.
52%
32%
Sandston 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.
11%
7%
Sandston Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 83,551 students has grown by 15517% over five years.
School District Name Henrico County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
6
Number of Students Managed 83,551 3,669
Henrico County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $43 MM
Henrico County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
Henrico County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $953,755 $11,282
Henrico County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $1,011,148 $11,065
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 Highland Springs Technical Center (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seven Pines Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sandston Seven Pines Elementary School
    301 Beulah Rd
    Sandston , VA , 23150
    (804)328-4065
    0.8  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Highland Springs Fair Oaks Elementary School
    201 Jennings Rd
    Highland Springs , VA , 23075
    (804)328-4085
    0.9  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Highland Springs Highland Springs Technical Center
    Vocational School
    100 Tech Dr
    Highland Springs , VA , 23075
    (804)328-4075
    Vocational School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Highland Springs Highland Springs High School
    Magnet School
    15 South Oak Ave
    Highland Springs , VA , 23075
    (804)328-4000
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  1769  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sandston Donahoe Elementary School
    1801 Graves Rd
    Sandston , VA , 23150
    (804)328-4035
    1.5  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 06, 2007 - The teachers are good. The principal is inexperienced and negligent. No full-time art, music, guidance, p.e., or assistant principal. Used to be great - safety and funding are issues - Posted by Parent

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