Dare Elementary School

300 Dare Rd
Yorktown, VA 23692
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Dare Elementary School serves 417 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 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher 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 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dare Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Dare Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dare Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#324 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
86%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
68%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYork County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dare Elementary School is Grafton High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Grafton Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yorktown Grafton High School Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,181 student
    0.6 miles
    403 Grafton Dr
    Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 898-0530
    0.6 9-12 1,181
  • Yorktown Grafton Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 902 students
    0.6 miles
    405 Grafton Dr
    Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 898-0525
    0.6 6-8 902
  • Yorktown Grafton Bethel Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 632 students
    0.9 miles
    410 Lakeside Dr
    Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 898-0350
    0.9 K-5 632
  • Seaford Seaford Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 441 students
    1.8 miles
    1105 Seaford Rd
    Seaford, VA 23696
    (757) 898-0352
    1.8 K-5 441
  • Yorktown Mount Vernon Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
    2.3 miles
    310 Mt Vernon Dr
    Yorktown, VA 23693
    (757) 898-0480
    2.3 PK-5 585

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