Booker T. Washington Elementary School

204 Walnut Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Booker T. Washington Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in VA
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Booker T. Washington Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Booker T. Washington Elementary School's student population of 345 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Booker T. Washington Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Booker T. Washington Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#1597 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
54%
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45-49%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Booker T. Washington 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
83%
22%
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White
10%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.30
This chart display the diversity score of Booker T. Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Booker T. Washington Elementary School's ranking?
Booker T. Washington Elementary School is ranked #1597 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Booker T. Washington Elementary School often compared to?
Booker T. Washington Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Creekside Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Booker T. Washington Elementary School?
345 students attend Booker T. Washington Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Booker T. Washington Elementary School students are Black, 10% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Booker T. Washington Elementary School?
Booker T. Washington Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Booker T. Washington Elementary School offer ?
Booker T. Washington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Booker T. Washington Elementary School part of?
Booker T. Washington Elementary School is part of Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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