Douglass Park Elementary School

  • Douglass Park Elementary School serves 727 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 58% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Douglass Park 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Douglass Park Elementary School's student population of 727 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students727 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Douglass Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Douglass Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Douglass Park Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1658 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglass Park 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglass Park 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
98%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Douglass Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Douglass Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglass Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.040.68
This chart display the diversity score of Douglass Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Douglass Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Douglass Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortsmouth City PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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