Glenwood Elementary School

  • Glenwood Elementary School serves 1,002 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Glenwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Glenwood Elementary School's student population of 1,002 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,002 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Glenwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glenwood Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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)#533 out of 1801 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
37%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
15%
6%
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Diversity Score0.760.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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