Matoaca Elementary School

  • Matoaca Elementary School serves 440 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Matoaca Elementary School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 440 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students440 students
Matoaca Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Matoaca Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Matoaca Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeMatoaca Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Matoaca Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
2%
14%
Matoaca Elementary School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
29%
23%
Matoaca Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
61%
52%
Matoaca Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Matoaca Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMatoaca Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.66
Matoaca Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
34%
Matoaca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Matoaca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chesterfield County School District's student population of 58,499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,198 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,999 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
4
Number of Students Managed58,4993,627
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$600 MM$42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$589 MM$42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,198$10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,999$10,658
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • PetersburgMatoaca Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1021 students
    1.1 miles
    20300 Halloway Ave.
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)590-3130
    1.16-81021
  • PetersburgCentral St. Hosp. Ed. Pr.Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    2.1 miles
    Po Box 4030
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)524-7676
    2.1PK-12n/a
  • PetersburgSouthside Va Training CenterSpecial Education School

    2.3 miles
    Po Box 4030
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)524-7340
    2.3n/an/a
  • PetersburgEttrick Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
    3.1 miles
    20910 Chesterfield Ave.
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)520-6005
    3.1PK-5560
  • ChesterfieldMatoaca High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1873 students
    3.2 miles
    17700 Longhouse Lane
    ChesterfieldVA 23838
    (804)590-3108
    3.29-121873

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