Joseph Gomez Elementary School

Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Joseph Gomez Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Joseph Gomez Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 91%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virgin Islands state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 98% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Joseph Gomez Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

School Overview

Joseph Gomez Elementary School's student population of 416 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Joseph Gomez Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 27 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Joseph Gomez Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 27 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
97%
91%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
92%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:111:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
91%
77%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joseph Gomez Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
2%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph Gomez Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VI.
Diversity Score
0.170.37
This chart display the diversity score of Joseph Gomez Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Joseph Gomez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaint Thomas - Saint John School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joseph Gomez Elementary School is Charlotte Amalie High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bertha Boschulte Junior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E. Benjamin Oliver Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • St Thomas E. Benjamin Oliver Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 432 students
    0.0 miles
    148 325 Annas Retreat
    St Thomas, VI 00802
    (340) 775-2000
    0 K-5 432
  • St Thomas Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 276 students
    1.3 miles
    15b And 16 Estate Mandahl
    St Thomas, VI 00802
    (340) 775-3220
    1.3 K-6 276
  • St Thomas Bertha Boschulte Junior High School Math: 95% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 504 students
    2.3 miles
    9 1 And 12a Bovoni
    St Thomas, VI 00802
    (340) 775-4222
    2.3 6-8 504
  • St Thomas Charlotte Amalie High School Math: 88% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,003 student
    2.3 miles
    8 And 9 Estate Thomas
    St Thomas, VI 00802
    (340) 774-0780
    2.3 9-12 1,003
  • St Thomas Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 668 students
    2.4 miles
    1 And 2 Estate Nazareth
    St Thomas, VI 00802
    (340) 775-6380
    2.4 9-12 668

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