Achilles Elementary School

  • Achilles Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Achilles Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Achilles Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Achilles Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Achilles Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Achilles Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#566 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
86%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
4%
23%
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White
83%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.300.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGloucester County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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