Jackson-via Elementary School

  • Jackson-via Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jackson-via 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Jackson-via Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Jackson-via Elementary School's student population of 352 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students352 students
This chart display total students of Jackson-via Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Jackson-via Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jackson-via Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Jackson-via Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Jackson-via Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson-via Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1415 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jackson-via Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
53%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
22%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson-via Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.640.68
This chart display the diversity score of Jackson-via Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jackson-via Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlottesville Cty PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Jackson-via Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As public schools in the United States continue to increase in their racial, ethnic, economic, and religious diversity, some districts need to rethink their holiday celebrations in a manner that is inclusive and respectful of all people.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.