John B. Cary Elementary School

2009 Andrews Blvd
Hampton, VA 23663
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
John B. Cary Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John B. Cary 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 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

John B. Cary Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

John B. Cary Elementary School's student population of 333 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

John B. Cary 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 John B. Cary Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1621 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
60-64%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
61%
22%
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White
22%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHampton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John B. Cary Elementary School is Kecoughtan High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hampton Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 652 students
    0.4 miles
    1819 Nickerson Blvd
    Hampton, VA 23663
    (757) 850-7900
    0.4 6-8 652
  • Hampton Captain John Smith Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    0.6 miles
    379 Woodland Rd
    Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 850-5088
    0.6 PK-5 433
  • Hampton Kecoughtan High School Math: 71% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,726 student
    0.8 miles
    522 Woodland Rd
    Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 850-5000
    0.8 9-12 1,726
  • Hampton Phoebus High School Math: 48% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,043 student
    0.9 miles
    100 Ireland St
    Hampton, VA 23663
    (757) 727-1000
    0.9 9-12 1,043
  • Hampton Phillips Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 408 students
    1.1 miles
    703 Lemaster Ave
    Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 850-5079
    1.1 PK-5 408

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