14 15 16 Estate Elizabeth
St Thomas, VI 00802
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Joseph Sibilly Elementary School serves 237 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Joseph Sibilly Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virgin Islands 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 75-79% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 89%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 75%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Virgin Islands state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 99% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Joseph Sibilly Elementary School's student population of 237 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Joseph Sibilly Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Joseph Sibilly Elementary School is 0.34, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#24 out of 25 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
89%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
1%
Hispanic
5%
21%
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Black
81%
77%
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White
8%
1%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 237 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

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