Armstrong Elementary School

  • Armstrong Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Armstrong Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Armstrong Elementary School's student population of 304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Armstrong Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Armstrong Elementary School is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#209 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
34%
22%
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White
47%
49%
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Two or more races
12%
6%
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Diversity Score0.650.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHampton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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