Goochland Elementary School

  • Goochland Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Goochland 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Goochland Elementary School's student population of 354 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Goochland 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 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Goochland Elementary School is 0.43, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#410 out of 1801 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
13%
23%
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White
74%
50%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Goochland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.430.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGoochland Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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