Edgemont Primary

  • Edgemont Primary serves 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Edgemont Primary 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Edgemont Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Edgemont Primary's student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edgemont Primary 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 increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edgemont Primary is 0.35, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1458 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
80%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCovington City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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