Clark Elementary School

  • Clark Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Clark 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • Clark Elementary School operates within the Charlottesville City School District.

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School Overview

  • Clark Elementary School's student population of 345 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 73% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students345 students
Clark Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Clark Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Clark Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2016)
Students by GradeClark Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Clark Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clark Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
80%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Clark Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2016)
Asian
1%
7%
Clark Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2016)
Hispanic
16%
14%
Clark Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
53%
23%
Clark Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
26%
50%
Clark Elementary School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Clark Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsClark Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.42
Clark Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
35%
Clark Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
Clark Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Clark Elementary School is Charlottesville City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Charlottesville City School District's student population of 4,377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,530 is higher than the state average of $11,628. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $16,427 is higher than the state average of $11,792. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameCharlottesville City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    4
    Number of Students Managed4,3773,554
    Charlottesville City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    76%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    76%
    80%
    District Total Revenue$70 MM$41 MM
    District Spending$70 MM$42 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,530$11,628
    District Spending / Student$16,427$11,792
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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