Joseph Gomez Elementary School

  • Joseph Gomez Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • 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 13:1 is higher than the Virgin Islands state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Joseph Gomez Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph Gomez Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph Gomez Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VI)
Overall School Rank#26 out of 27 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
91%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Hispanic
8%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Joseph Gomez Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
92%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.150.35
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaint Thomas - Saint John School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

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