Alanton Elementary School

1441 Stephens Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Alanton Elementary School serves 610 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alanton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Alanton Elementary School's student population of 610 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Alanton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alanton Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#385 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
82%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
54%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alanton Elementary School is First Colonial High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lynnhaven Middle School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach First Colonial High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,849 student
    0.6 miles
    1272 Mill Dam Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5300
    0.6 9-12 1,849
  • Virginia Beach Lynnhaven Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 923 students
    1.2 miles
    1250 Bayne Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4850
    1.2 6-8 923
  • Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox High School Math: 82% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,858 student
    1.3 miles
    2425 Shorehaven Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5250
    1.3 9-12 1,858
  • Virginia Beach Linkhorn Park Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
    1.7 miles
    977 First Colonial Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2920
    1.7 PK-5 608
  • Virginia Beach Trantwood Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    1.7 miles
    2344 Inlynnview Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4000
    1.7 PK-5 548

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