12481 Church Rd
Henrico, VA 23233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Gayton Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gayton Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (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 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gayton Elementary School's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Gayton Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Gayton Elementary School is 0.34, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#93 out of 1800 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
81%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Btm 50%)

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