Willard Model Elementary School

Willard Model Elementary School serves 636 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Willard Model Elementary School operates within the Norfolk City School District.

Overview

The student population of 636 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 636 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
10%
12%
Black
63%
24%
White
20%
53%
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.41
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.
63%
32%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,902 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,441 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,302 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Norfolk City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
4
Number of Students Managed 33,902 3,850
District Total Revenue $394 MM $43 MM
District Spending $389 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,441 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,302 $11,065
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 Granby High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lafayette-winona Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Suburban Park Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NorfolkLafayette-winona Middle School
    1701 Alsace Ave
    NorfolkVA 23509
    (757)628-2477
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 688 students                      
  • NorfolkSuburban Park Elementary School
    310 Thole St
    NorfolkVA 23505
    (757)531-3118
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 521 students                      
  • NorfolkGranby High School
    7101 Granby St
    NorfolkVA 23505
    (757)451-4110
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1949 students                      
  • NorfolkLindenwood Elementary School
    2700 Ludlow St
    NorfolkVA 23504
    (757)628-2577
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 397 students                      
  • NorfolkGranby Elementary School
    7101 Newport Ave
    NorfolkVA 23505
    (757)451-4150
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 596 students                      

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