Walnut Hill Elementary School

300 South Blvd,

Petersburg, VA, 23805-2037

Tel: (804)862-7005
Grades: KG-5

617 students

Walnut Hill Elementary School serves 617 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Walnut Hill Elementary School operates within the Petersburg City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 617 students
Walnut Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Walnut Hill Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 18:1 15:1
Walnut Hill Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Asian (1993-2010)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
94%
25%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
2%
53%
Walnut Hill Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Walnut Hill Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Walnut Hill 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.
0.12 0.84
Walnut Hill 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.
64%
32%
Walnut Hill 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.
7%
7%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,809 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Petersburg City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 5,809 3,926
Petersburg City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $59 MM n/a
Petersburg City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM n/a
Petersburg City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,689 $0
Petersburg City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,153 $0
Petersburg City 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 Vernon Johns Junior High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A.p. Hill Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Petersburg Vernon Johns Junior High School
    3101 Homestead Dr
    Petersburg , VA , 23805
    (804)862-7020
    1.1  mi  |  599  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Petersburg Petersburg High School
    3101 Johnson Rd
    Petersburg , VA , 23805
    (804)862-7096
    1.4  mi  |  880  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Petersburg Peabody Middle School
    725 Wesley St
    Petersburg , VA , 23803
    (804)862-7075
    1.6  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Petersburg A.p. Hill Elementary School
    1450 Talley Ave
    Petersburg , VA , 23803
    (804)862-7002
    1.6  mi  |  598  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Petersburg Petersburg Regional Alternative
    Alternative School
    Spec Youth Services Of Va
    Petersburg , VA , 23803
    (804)733-2180
    Alternative School
    1.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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