Guilford Elementary School

600 W Poplar Rd
Sterling, VA 20164
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Guilford Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in VA
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Guilford Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Guilford Elementary School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Guilford Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Guilford Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#1659 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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28%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Guilford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
37%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Guilford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
80%
18%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
6%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Guilford Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Guilford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Guilford Elementary School's ranking?
Guilford Elementary School is ranked #1659 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Guilford Elementary School often compared to?
Guilford Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Frederick Douglass Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Guilford Elementary School?
545 students attend Guilford Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Guilford Elementary School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Guilford Elementary School?
Guilford Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Guilford Elementary School offer ?
Guilford Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Guilford Elementary School part of?
Guilford Elementary School is part of Loudoun Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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