Elephant's Fork Elementary School

2316 William Reid Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Elephant's Fork Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50% in VA
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Elephant's Fork Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Elephant's Fork Elementary School's student population of 531 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Elephant's Fork Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Elephant's Fork Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#1365 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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39%
54%
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57%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
61%
22%
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White
26%
46%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
7%
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0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Elephant's Fork Elementary School's ranking?
Elephant's Fork Elementary School is ranked #1365 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Elephant's Fork Elementary School often compared to?
Elephant's Fork Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hillpoint Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Elephant's Fork Elementary School?
531 students attend Elephant's Fork Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Elephant's Fork Elementary School students are Black, 26% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elephant's Fork Elementary School?
Elephant's Fork Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Elephant's Fork Elementary School offer ?
Elephant's Fork Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Elephant's Fork Elementary School part of?
Elephant's Fork Elementary School is part of Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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