Henry D. Ward Elementary School

  • Henry D. Ward Elementary School serves 494 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (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 74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Henry D. Ward Elementary School's student population of 494 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry D. Ward Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henry D. Ward Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1434 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
66%
23%
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White
30%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Henry D. Ward Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.480.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Henry D. Ward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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