Edwin W. Chittum Elementary School

  • Edwin W. Chittum Elementary School serves 756 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Edwin W. Chittum Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Edwin W. Chittum Elementary School's student population of 756 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edwin W. Chittum Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Edwin W. Chittum Elementary School is 0.50, 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#488 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
14%
22%
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White
69%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesapeake City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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