1610 Owensville Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Meriwether Lewis Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Meriwether Lewis Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (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 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School's student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Meriwether Lewis 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 Meriwether Lewis Elementary School is 0.19, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#204 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
90%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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