G.w. Carver Elementary School

220 Trott Circle
Martinsville, VA 24112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
G.w. Carver Elementary School serves 453 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
G.w. Carver 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

G.w. Carver Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

G.w. Carver Elementary School's student population of 453 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

G.w. Carver Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of G.w. Carver Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1380 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
55%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is G.w. Carver Elementary School's ranking?
G.w. Carver Elementary School is ranked #1380 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend G.w. Carver Elementary School?
453 students attend G.w. Carver Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of G.w. Carver Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of G.w. Carver Elementary School?
G.w. Carver Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does G.w. Carver Elementary School offer ?
G.w. Carver Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is G.w. Carver Elementary School part of?
G.w. Carver Elementary School is part of Henry Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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