2316 William Reid Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Elephant's Fork Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Elephant's Fork 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

School Overview

Elephant's Fork Elementary School's student population of 518 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Elephant's Fork Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Elephant's Fork Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1358 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
62%
22%
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White
24%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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