Harrington Waddell Elementary School

100 Pendleton Place
Lexington, VA 24450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Harrington Waddell Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Harrington Waddell Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Harrington Waddell Elementary School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Harrington Waddell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Harrington Waddell Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#202 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
90-94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
76%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harrington Waddell Elementary School is Rockbridge County High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Maury River Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington Maury River Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 620 students
    0.6 miles
    600 Waddell St
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-3129
    0.6 6-8 620
  • Lexington Central Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    0.9 miles
    85 Central Road
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-4500
    0.9 PK-5 530
  • Lexington Lylburn Downing Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 202 students
    1.0 miles
    302 Diamond St
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-3532
    1 6-8 202
  • Lexington Rockbridge County High School Math: 74% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 967 students
    2.2 miles
    143 Greenhouse Rd
    Lexington, VA 24450
    (540) 463-5555
    2.2 9-12 967
  • Buena Vista Mountain View Elementary School Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 124 students
    5.2 miles
    20 Burger Circle
    Buena Vista, VA 24416
    (540) 261-2418
    5.2 K-5 124

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