204 Walnut Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Booker T. Washington Elementary School serves 332 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Booker T. Washington 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Booker T. Washington Elementary School's student population of 332 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Booker T. Washington Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Booker T. Washington Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1631 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
8%
Hispanic
2%
18%
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Black
89%
22%
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White
6%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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