Centerville Elementary School

  • Centerville Elementary School serves 730 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Centerville Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Centerville Elementary School's student population of 730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Centerville Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Centerville Elementary School is 0.71, 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 School Rank (16-17)#322 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
47%
49%
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Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.710.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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

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