Coleman Place Elementary School

2445 Palmyra St.
Norfolk, VA 23513
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Coleman Place Elementary School serves 680 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Coleman Place 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Coleman Place Elementary School's student population of 680 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Coleman Place Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Coleman Place Elementary School is 0.41, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1732 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
53%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
76%
22%
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White
8%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorfolk City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Coleman Place Elementary School is Booker T Washington High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Discovery At Lakewood (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sherwood Forest Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norfolk Sherwood Forest Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 600 students
    0.6 miles
    3035 Sherwood Forest Lane
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    (757) 852-4500
    0.6 PK-5 600
  • Norfolk Ingleside Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    1.1 miles
    976 Ingleside Rd
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 892-3270
    1.1 PK-5 551
  • Norfolk Richard Bowling Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    1.1 miles
    2700 E. Princess Anne Rd.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    (757) 628-2515
    1.1 PK-5 575
  • Norfolk Academy For Discovery At Lakewood Math: 64% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-8 | 807 students
    1.6 miles
    1701 Alsace Ave
    Norfolk, VA 23509
    (757) 628-2477
    1.6 3-8 807
  • Norfolk Norfolk Technical Center Vocational School

    1.6 miles
    1330 N Military Hwy
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 892-3300
    1.6 n/a n/a

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