J.l. Francis Elementary School

5146 Snead Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
J.l. Francis Elementary School serves 563 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
J.l. Francis 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 55% (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 62% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

J.l. Francis Elementary School's student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

J.l. Francis 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.l. Francis Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#1683 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
55%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
16%
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Black
55%
22%
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White
3%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J.l. Francis 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.l. Francis Elementary School is George Wythe High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas C. Boushall Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad Rock Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Broad Rock Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 910 students
    0.6 miles
    4615 Ferguson Ln
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 780-5048
    0.6 PK-5 910
  • Richmond Thomas C. Boushall Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 732 students
    1.1 miles
    3400 Hopkins Rd
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 780-5016
    1.1 6-8 732
  • Richmond E.s.h. Greene Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 641 students
    1.2 miles
    1745 Catalina Dr
    Richmond, VA 23224
    (804) 780-5082
    1.2 PK-5 641
  • Richmond G.h. Reid Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 700 students
    1.5 miles
    1301 Whitehead Rd
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 745-3550
    1.5 PK-5 700
  • Richmond Falling Creek Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 790 students
    1.7 miles
    4800 Hopkins Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3630
    1.7 PK-5 790

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