Jamestown Elementary School

  • Jamestown Elementary School serves 610 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 96% (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 98% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jamestown Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) 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 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jamestown Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Jamestown Elementary School's student population of 610 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamestown Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Jamestown Elementary School is 0.38, 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#3 out of 1791 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
96%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jamestown 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)
98%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jamestown 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jamestown Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jamestown Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jamestown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
78%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jamestown Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jamestown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jamestown Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.380.68
This chart display the diversity score of Jamestown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jamestown 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jamestown 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 NameArlington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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This school is extremely overrated. There is very little Comminication with the teachers. If you have a child that needs services, then stay away from this school. They wil only focus on those that disturb the class because it's a disturbance.
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