John B. Dey Elementary School

1900 N Great Neck Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
John B. Dey Elementary School serves 817 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
John B. Dey Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 91% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

John B. Dey Elementary School's student population of 817 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students817 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

John B. Dey Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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. Dey Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#134 out of 1791 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
90%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
80%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach 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. Dey Elementary School is Frank W. Cox High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Great Neck Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Great Neck Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,183 student
    0.2 miles
    1848 North Great Neck Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4550
    0.2 6-8 1,183
  • Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox High School Math: 82% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,858 student
    1.0 miles
    2425 Shorehaven Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5250
    1 9-12 1,858
  • Virginia Beach Alanton Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
    2.1 miles
    1441 Stephens Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2000
    2.1 PK-5 610
  • Virginia Beach Trantwood Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    2.4 miles
    2344 Inlynnview Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4000
    2.4 PK-5 548
  • Virginia Beach First Colonial High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,849 student
    2.5 miles
    1272 Mill Dam Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5300
    2.5 9-12 1,849

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