Walnut Hill Elementary School

Grades: KG-5

661 students

Walnut Hill Elementary School serves 661 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Walnut Hill Elementary School operates within the Petersburg City School District.

Overview

The student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 661 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 19:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
94%
24%
White
4%
53%
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.
0.12 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.
64%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,707 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,689 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,153 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Petersburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 5,707 3,850
District Total Revenue $59 MM $43 MM
District Spending $57 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,689 $11,282
District Spending / Student $12,153 $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 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 Vernon Johns Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PetersburgVernon Johns Junior High School
    3101 Homestead Dr
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7020
    1.1 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 618 students                      
  • PetersburgPetersburg High School
    3101 Johnson Rd
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7096
    1.4 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 819 students                      
  • PetersburgPeabody Middle School
    725 Wesley St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7075
    1.6 mi | Gr. 6-7 | 580 students                      
  • PetersburgA.p. Hill Elementary School
    1450 Talley Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7002
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 593 students                      
  • PetersburgPetersburg Regional Alternative
    Alternative School
    230 South Crater Rd
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)733-2180
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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