Juanita Gardine Elementary School

Estate Richmond
Christiansted, VI 00820
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Juanita Gardine Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Juanita Gardine Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher 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 90-94% (which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 75%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Virgin Islands state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Virgin Islands state average of 99% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in VI
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Juanita Gardine Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

School Overview

Juanita Gardine Elementary School's student population of 348 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Juanita Gardine Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 25 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Juanita Gardine Elementary School is 0.44, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 25 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≥95%
89%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
90-94%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
30%
21%
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Black
69%
77%
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White
1%
1%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Juanita Gardine Elementary School's ranking?
Juanita Gardine Elementary School is ranked #1 out of 25 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Virgin Islands.
What schools are Juanita Gardine Elementary School often compared to?
Juanita Gardine Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lew Muckle Elementary School, Alfredo Andrews Elementary School, Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 89% VI state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 75% VI state average).
How many students attend Juanita Gardine Elementary School?
348 students attend Juanita Gardine Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Juanita Gardine Elementary School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Juanita Gardine Elementary School?
Juanita Gardine Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 12:1.
What grades does Juanita Gardine Elementary School offer ?
Juanita Gardine Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Juanita Gardine Elementary School part of?
Juanita Gardine Elementary School is part of Saint Croix School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VI Dept. of Education

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