8701 Polk St
Richmond, VA 23235
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bon Air Elementary School serves 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bon Air Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Bon Air Elementary School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Bon Air Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bon Air Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#503 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
65%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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