Hickory Elementary School

109 Benefit Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Hickory Elementary School serves 461 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hickory Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (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 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hickory Elementary School's student population of 461 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Hickory Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Hickory Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#584 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
82%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
82%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.320.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesapeake City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hickory Elementary School is Hickory High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hickory Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chesapeake Hickory Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,591 student
    1.2 miles
    1997 Hawk Blvd
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 421-0468
    1.2 6-8 1,591
  • Chesapeake Hickory High School Math: 92% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,790 student
    1.3 miles
    1996 Hawk Blvd
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 421-4295
    1.3 9-12 1,790
  • Chesapeake Southeastern Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 821 students
    1.8 miles
    1853 Battlefield Blvd S
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 421-7676
    1.8 PK-5 821
  • Chesapeake Great Bridge High School Math: 89% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,449 student
    4.2 miles
    301 West Hanbury Rd
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 482-5191
    4.2 9-12 1,449
  • Chesapeake Great Bridge Intermediate Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 674 students
    4.3 miles
    253 West Hanbury Rd
    Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 482-4405
    4.3 3-5 674

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