Linkhorn Park Elementary School

977 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Linkhorn Park Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Linkhorn Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Linkhorn Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Linkhorn Park Elementary School's student population of 608 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Linkhorn Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Linkhorn Park Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#329 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
58%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Linkhorn Park Elementary School is First Colonial High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lynnhaven Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Lynnhaven Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 923 students
    0.7 miles
    1250 Bayne Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4850
    0.7 6-8 923
  • Virginia Beach First Colonial High School Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,849 student
    1.0 miles
    1272 Mill Dam Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5300
    1 9-12 1,849
  • Virginia Beach Trantwood Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
    1.4 miles
    2344 Inlynnview Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-4000
    1.4 PK-5 548
  • Virginia Beach Alanton Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 610 students
    1.7 miles
    1441 Stephens Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-2000
    1.7 PK-5 610
  • Virginia Beach Frank W. Cox High School Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,858 student
    2.3 miles
    2425 Shorehaven Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 648-5250
    2.3 9-12 1,858

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