Glen Lea Elementary School

3909 Austin Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Glen Lea Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Glen Lea 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 56% (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 48% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Glen Lea Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Glen Lea Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Glen Lea 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 Glen Lea Elementary School is 0.21, 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
#1735 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
56%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
89%
22%
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White
3%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.210.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Glen Lea Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Glen Lea Elementary School is Richmond Community High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henderson Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harold Macon Ratcliffe Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Harold Macon Ratcliffe Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    1.1 miles
    2901 Thalen St
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 343-6535
    1.1 PK-5 467
  • Richmond Harvie Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    1.4 miles
    3401 Harvie Road
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 343-7010
    1.4 PK-5 607
  • Richmond Overby-sheppard Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.6 miles
    2300 1st Ave
    Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 329-2515
    1.6 PK-5 367
  • Richmond Richmond Community High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
    1.7 miles
    201 E Brookland Park Boulevard
    Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 285-1015
    1.7 9-12 236
  • Richmond Laburnum Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    1.8 miles
    500 Meriwether Ave
    Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 228-2720
    1.8 PK-5 559

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