Kempsville Elementary School

  • Kempsville Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kempsville Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Kempsville Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Kempsville Elementary School's student population of 519 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kempsville Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kempsville Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#422 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kempsville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kempsville Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
16%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kempsville Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
56%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kempsville Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kempsville Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.640.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kempsville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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