Matoaca Elementary School

Matoaca Elementary School serves 459 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% 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 459 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 459 students
Matoaca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Matoaca Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Matoaca Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Matoaca Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Matoaca Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Matoaca Elementary School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
25%
23%
Matoaca Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
66%
52%
Matoaca Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
6%
5%
Matoaca Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.50 0.42
Matoaca Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
34%
33%
Matoaca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Matoaca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Chesterfield County School District's student population of 59,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,086 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,890 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,186 3,815
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $600 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $589 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,086 $10,576
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,890 $10,658
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Matoaca Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PetersburgMatoaca Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1070 students
    1.1 miles
    20300 Halloway Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)590-3130
    1.16-81070
  • PetersburgCentral St. Hosp. Ed. Pr.Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    2.1 miles
    West Washington St Extended
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)524-7676
    2.1PK-12n/a
  • PetersburgSouthside Va Training CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    2.3 miles
    Bldg 120
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)524-7340
    2.3PK-12n/a
  • PetersburgEttrick Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    3.1 miles
    20910 Chesterfield Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)520-6005
    3.1PK-5536
  • Petersburg J.e.b. Stuart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    3.1 miles
    100 Pleasants Ln
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7013
    3.1PK-5534

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