Luther W. Machen Elementary School

20 Sacramento Dr
Hampton, VA 23666
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Luther W. Machen Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Luther W. Machen Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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Luther W. Machen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Luther W. Machen Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Luther W. Machen Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Luther W. Machen Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#1495 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
68%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
71%
22%
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White
11%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHampton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Luther W. Machen Elementary School is Bethel High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Eaton Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul Burbank Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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