Courtland Elementary School

6601 Smith Station Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Courtland Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 502 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50% in VA
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Courtland Elementary School's student population of 502 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Courtland Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Courtland Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#705 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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65-69%
54%
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65-69%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
56%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Courtland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Courtland Elementary School's ranking?
Courtland Elementary School is ranked #705 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Courtland Elementary School often compared to?
Courtland Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Courthouse Rd Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Courtland Elementary School?
502 students attend Courtland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Courtland Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Courtland Elementary School?
Courtland Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Courtland Elementary School offer ?
Courtland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Courtland Elementary School part of?
Courtland Elementary School is part of Spotsylvania Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 502 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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