George W. Carver Elementary School

  • George W. Carver Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • George W. Carver Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

George W. Carver Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • George W. Carver Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George W. Carver Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George W. Carver Elementary School is 0.10, 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 School Rank (16-17)#760 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
95%
22%
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White
n/a
49%
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Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to George W. Carver Elementary School is Richmond Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
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