A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School

  • A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School's student population of 499 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1728 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
84%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
5%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.290.43
This chart display the diversity score of A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in A.w.e. Bassette Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHAMPTON CITY PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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