3649 Hartford St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
John Tyler Elementary School serves 646 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
John Tyler 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 65% (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 59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

John Tyler Elementary School's student population of 646 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

John Tyler 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 Tyler Elementary School is 0.46, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1673 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
71%
22%
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White
20%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 646 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Btm 50%)

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