Falling Creek Elementary School

4800 Hopkins Rd.
Richmond, VA 23234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Falling Creek Elementary School serves 790 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Falling Creek 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 65% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) 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 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Falling Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Falling Creek Elementary School's student population of 790 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Falling Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Falling Creek Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#1393 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
45%
16%
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Black
39%
22%
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White
9%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesterfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Falling Creek Elementary School is Meadowbrook High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Falling Creek Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Falling Creek Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,273 student
    0.0 miles
    4724 Hopkins Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3640
    0 6-8 1,273
  • Richmond Thomas C. Boushall Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 732 students
    1.0 miles
    3400 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 780-5016
    1 6-8 732
  • Richmond J.g. Hening Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 881 students
    1.4 miles
    5230 Chicora Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3655
    1.4 PK-5 881
  • Richmond Broad Rock Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 910 students
    1.5 miles
    4615 Ferguson Ln
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 780-5048
    1.5 PK-5 910
  • Richmond Hopkins Road Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
    1.5 miles
    6000 Hopkins Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3665
    1.5 PK-5 611

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