1061 Big Bethel Road
Hampton, VA 23666
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
George P. Phenix Elementary School serves 1,436 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
George P. Phenix 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 80% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

George P. Phenix Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

George P. Phenix Elementary School's student population of 1,436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
1,436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
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School Rankings

George P. Phenix Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 George P. Phenix Elementary School is 0.62, 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
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#696 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
56%
22%
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White
22%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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-8
  • Students: 1,436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 50%)

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