Ferry Farm Elementary School

20 Pendleton Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Ferry Farm Elementary School serves 637 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ferry Farm Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ferry Farm Elementary School's student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students637 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Ferry Farm Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Ferry Farm Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#669 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
68%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStafford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ferry Farm Elementary School is James Monroe High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Donald B. Dixon-lyle R. Smith Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grafton Village Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

5  
This school has the perfect small-town feel and although my son is only in 1st grade, I feel as though so far he has had a great experience. He had a lot of health issues and time off school in kindergarten but his teacher worked closely with me to help him get through. I appreciate the thoughtfulness and personal effort put in by the staff. The principle is very thorough in his work and makes sure things are going well even when things don't go as planned. I can't imagine my son attending a different elementary school.
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