9911 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Courthouse Road Elementary School serves 808 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Courthouse Road Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Courthouse Road Elementary School's student population of 808 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
808 students
This chart display total students of Courthouse Road Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Courthouse Road Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Courthouse Road Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Courthouse Road Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Courthouse Road 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 Courthouse Road Elementary School is 0.65, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#910 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Courthouse Road Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Courthouse Road 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Courthouse Road Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
19%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Courthouse Road Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Courthouse Road Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Courthouse Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Courthouse Road elementary rocks. I love my teachers, friends, classes it feels like we are a family no matter if you move or you go on a vacation we are the Courthouse cardinals!!!
- Posted by

Review Courthouse Road Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Back to School Means Renewed Debate Over Later Start Times for Students
Back to School Means Renewed Debate Over Later Start Times for Students
With back to school just around the corner, the debate over when to start and end school has revved up once again.
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

Quick Links