Battlefield Park Elementary School

5501 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Battlefield Park Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Battlefield Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Battlefield Park Elementary School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Battlefield Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Battlefield Park Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#327 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
87%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
84%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.290.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanover County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Battlefield Park Elementary School is Lee Davis High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stonewall Jackson Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pole Green Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mechanicsville Pole Green Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
    1.0 miles
    8393 Pole Green Park Ln
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116
    (804) 365-4700
    1 PK-5 610
  • Mechanicsville Stonewall Jackson Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,078 student
    2.3 miles
    8021 Lee Davis Road
    Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    (804) 723-2260
    2.3 6-8 1,078
  • Mechanicsville Laurel Meadow Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
    2.4 miles
    8248 Lee-davis Road
    Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    (804) 365-4510
    2.4 PK-5 606
  • Mechanicsville Lee Davis High School Math: 81% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,507 student
    2.5 miles
    7052 Mechanicsville Pike
    Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    (804) 723-2200
    2.5 9-12 1,507
  • Mechanicsville Cold Harbor Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    2.7 miles
    6740 Cold Harbor Road
    Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    (804) 723-3620
    2.7 PK-5 553

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