427 Meadow Branch Ave
Winchester, VA 22601
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
John Kerr Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
John Kerr 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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John Kerr Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

John Kerr Elementary School's student population of 557 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

John Kerr Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Kerr Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1557 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
16%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
39%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.69
This chart display the diversity score of John Kerr 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
57%
38%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 30%)

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