G.w. Carver Elementary School

6 Fourth St
Salem, VA 24153
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
G.w. Carver Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Kindergarten-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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

G.w. Carver Elementary School's student population of 438 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of G.w. Carver Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

G.w. Carver 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 G.w. Carver Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#1196 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
63%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in G.w. Carver Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in G.w. Carver Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to G.w. Carver Elementary School is Salem High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Andrew Lewis Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salem Andrew Lewis Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 924 students
    0.2 miles
    616 South College Ave
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2513
    0.2 6-8 924
  • Salem West Salem Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    1.3 miles
    520 N Bruffey St
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2503
    1.3 K-5 439
  • Salem Salem High School Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,292 student
    1.4 miles
    400 Spartan Dr
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2437
    1.4 9-12 1,292
  • Salem South Salem Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 421 students
    1.5 miles
    1600 Carolyn Rd
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2478
    1.5 K-5 421
  • Salem Burton Center For Arts And Technology Vocational School
    Magnet School

    1.6 miles
    1760 Boulevard
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 857-5000
    1.6 n/a n/a

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