Jessie Thackrey Preschool

  • Jessie Thackrey Preschool serves 69 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Jessie Thackrey Preschool's student population of 69 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students69 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
49%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
20%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jessie Thackrey Preschool. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFalls Church City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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