Beaverdam Elementary School

  • Beaverdam Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Beaverdam Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Beaverdam Elementary School's student population of 347 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beaverdam Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beaverdam Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#942 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
9%
23%
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White
85%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.270.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanover County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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