Falling Creek Elementary School

  • Falling Creek Elementary School serves 744 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Falling Creek Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 744 students
Falling Creek Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Falling Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Falling Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Falling Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Falling Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
Falling Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
44%
14%
Falling Creek Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
41%
23%
Falling Creek Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
9%
51%
Falling Creek Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Falling Creek Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Falling Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Falling Creek Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.42
Falling Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
34%
Falling Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Falling Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesterfield County School District's student population of 59,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,437 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,888 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,725 3,627
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $618 MM $41 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $585 MM $40 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,437 $11,380
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,888 $11,077
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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    0 miles
    No Street Address
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    No Street Address
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    (804)743-3655
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    1.5 miles
    No Street Address
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    1.5 miles
    No Street Address
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