William A. Walton Elementary School

William A. Walton Elementary School serves 553 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
William A. Walton Elementary School operates within the Prince George County School District.

Overview

The student population of 553 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 553 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
9%
12%
Black
37%
24%
White
47%
53%
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.64 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.
30%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,907 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,429 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Prince George County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 6,559 3,850
District Total Revenue $68 MM $43 MM
District Spending $78 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,907 $11,282
District Spending / Student $12,429 $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 (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walnut Hill Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PetersburgWalnut Hill Elementary School
    300 South Blvd
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7005
    3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 661 students                      
  • Prince George L.l. Beazley Elementary School
    6700 Courthouse Rd
    Prince GeorgeVA 23875
    (804)733-2745
    3.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 619 students                      
  • DisputantaCrater Juvenile Detention Home
    Alternative School
    6102 County Dr
    DisputantaVA 23842
    (804)732-3803
    Alternative School

    3.1 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • PetersburgRobert E. Lee Elementary School
    51 Gibbons St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7007
    3.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 384 students                      
  • PetersburgVernon Johns Junior High School
    3101 Homestead Dr
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7020
    3.6 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 618 students                      

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