Matoaka Elementary School

  • Matoaka Elementary School serves 723 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Matoaka Elementary School operates within the Williamsburg-james City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 723 students
Matoaka Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Matoaka Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Matoaka Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Matoaka Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 18:1 16:1
Matoaka Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Matoaka Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
8%
14%
Matoaka Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
10%
23%
Matoaka Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
74%
51%
Matoaka Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Matoaka Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Matoaka Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Matoaka Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.44 0.42
Matoaka Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
13%
34%
Matoaka Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Matoaka Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Williamsburg-james City School District's student population of 11,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,052 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,014 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Williamsburg-james City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 11,389 3,627
Williamsburg-james City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $136 MM $41 MM
Williamsburg-james City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $136 MM $40 MM
Williamsburg-james City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,052 $11,380
Williamsburg-james City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,014 $11,077
Williamsburg-james City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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