Arthur R. Ware Elementary School

  • Arthur R. Ware Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (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 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Arthur R. Ware Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Arthur R. Ware Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arthur R. Ware Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arthur R. Ware Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#636 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arthur R. Ware 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)
80%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arthur R. Ware 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 Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arthur R. Ware 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
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arthur R. Ware Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.480.68
This chart display the diversity score of Arthur R. Ware 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
42%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arthur R. Ware 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 Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStaunton City PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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