20 Pendleton Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ferry Farm Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ferry Farm Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Ferry Farm Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Ferry Farm Elementary School's student population of 557 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Ferry Farm Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ferry Farm Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#375 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
62%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/20/2019
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.
- Posted by Parent - Morelock

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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