J.b. Fisher Elementary School

3701 Garden Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
J.b. Fisher Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
J.b. Fisher Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is lower 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 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

J.b. Fisher Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

J.b. Fisher Elementary School's student population of 315 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

J.b. Fisher Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 J.b. Fisher Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#1296 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70-74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
16%
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Black
55%
22%
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White
14%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J.b. Fisher Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J.b. Fisher Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J.b. Fisher Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to J.b. Fisher Elementary School is Huguenot High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robious Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bon Air Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Bon Air Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
    1.7 miles
    8701 Polk St
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 560-2700
    1.7 PK-5 642
  • Richmond Greenfield Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 582 students
    2.0 miles
    10751 Savoy Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 560-2720
    2 PK-5 582
  • Midlothian Robious Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 652 students
    2.1 miles
    2801 Robious Crossing Dr.
    Midlothian, VA 23113
    (804) 378-2500
    2.1 PK-5 652
  • Midlothian Robious Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,327 student
    2.1 miles
    2701 Robious Crossing Dr
    Midlothian, VA 23113
    (804) 378-2510
    2.1 6-8 1,327
  • Richmond Huguenot High School Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,349 student
    2.4 miles
    7945 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 320-7967
    2.4 9-12 1,349

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