300 Dare Rd
Yorktown, VA 23692
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dare Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dare Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (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 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dare Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Dare Elementary School's student population of 358 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Dare Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dare Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#359 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
62%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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