Sandston Elementary School

Sandston Elementary School serves 205 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Sandston Elementary School operates within the Henrico County School District.

Overview

The student population of 205 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 61% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 205 students
Sandston Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Sandston Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sandston Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 29:1 15:1
Sandston Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Sandston Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
26%
24%
Sandston Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
59%
53%
Sandston Elementary School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Sandston Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sandston Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.58 0.41
Sandston 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.
44%
32%
Sandston 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.
12%
6%
Sandston Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 80,796 students has grown by 66% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,415 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,042 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Henrico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
4
Number of Students Managed 80,796 3,850
Henrico County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $43 MM
Henrico County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
Henrico County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,415 $11,282
Henrico County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,042 $11,065
Henrico County School District 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SandstonSeven Pines Elementary School
    301 Beulah Rd
    SandstonVA 23150
    (804)328-4065
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 483 students                      
  • HenricoFair Oaks Elementary School
    201 Jennings Rd
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4085
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 368 students                      
  • HenricoHighland Springs Technical Center
    Vocational School
    100 Tech Dr
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4075
    Vocational School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • HenricoHighland Springs High School
    Magnet School
    15 South Oak Ave
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4000
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1765 students                      
  • SandstonDonahoe Elementary School
    1801 Graves Rd
    SandstonVA 23150
    (804)328-4035
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 524 students                      

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  • 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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