Poquoson Elementary School

Poquoson Elementary School serves 464 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Poquoson Elementary School operates within the Poquoson City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 464 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 464 students
Poquoson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Poquoson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Poquoson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 16:1 15:1
Poquoson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Poquoson Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Poquoson Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
1%
25%
Poquoson Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
90%
53%
Poquoson Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Poquoson Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Poquoson 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.
0.19 0.41
Poquoson 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.
12%
32%
Poquoson 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.
4%
7%
Poquoson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,232 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Poquoson City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
8
Number of Students Managed 2,232 3,801
Poquoson City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
Poquoson City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Poquoson City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,595 $11,282
Poquoson City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,444 $11,065
Poquoson 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 Poquoson High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Poquoson Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poquoson Primary (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PoquosonPoquoson Middle School
    985 Poquoson Ave
    PoquosonVA 23662
    (757)868-6031
    0.2 mi | 559 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PoquosonPoquoson Primary
    19 Odd Rd
    PoquosonVA 23662
    (757)868-4403
    1.1 mi | 393 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • PoquosonPoquoson High School
    51 Odd Rd
    PoquosonVA 23662
    (757)868-7123
    1.1 mi | 816 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Langley A F BBethel Manor Elementary School
    1797 First St
    Langley A F BVA 23665
    (757)867-7439
    3.7 mi | 378 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • YorktownTabb Elementary School
    3711 Big Bethel Rd
    YorktownVA 23693
    (757)898-0372
    3.9 mi | 648 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Virginia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.