Birdneck Elementary School

957 S Birdneck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Birdneck Elementary School serves 632 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Birdneck Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Birdneck Elementary School's student population of 632 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Birdneck Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Birdneck Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#1329 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
16%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
35%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
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 Birdneck Elementary School is Ocean Lakes High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Corporate Landing Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seatack Elementary An Achievable Dream Academy (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Seatack Elementary An Achievable Dream Academy Math: 70-74% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 393 students
    0.2 miles
    912 S Birdneck Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (757) 648-3720
    0.2 K-5 393
  • Virginia Beach Ocean Lakes Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    1.8 miles
    1616 Upton Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-3200
    1.8 PK-5 536
  • Virginia Beach Corporate Landing Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,229 student
    1.9 miles
    1597 Corporate Landing Pkwy
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4500
    1.9 6-8 1,229
  • Virginia Beach Corporate Landing Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    2.0 miles
    1590 Corporate Landing Pkwy
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2360
    2 PK-5 450
  • Virginia Beach W.t. Cooke Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
    2.2 miles
    1501 Mediterranean Ave
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (757) 648-2320
    2.2 PK-5 533

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