New Castle Elementary School

New Castle Elementary School serves 785 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
New Castle Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

New Castle Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

New Castle Elementary School's student population of 785 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students785 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of New Castle Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

New Castle Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 New Castle Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to 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
#319 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
51%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Castle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Castle Elementary School is Landstown High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Landstown Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Landstown Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Landstown Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 782 students
    0.6 miles
    2212 Recreation Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-2880
    0.6 PK-5 782
  • Virginia Beach Landstown Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,440 student
    0.6 miles
    2204 Recreation Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-4750
    0.6 6-8 1,440
  • Virginia Beach Landstown High School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,199 students
    0.8 miles
    2001 Concert Dr.
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-5500
    0.8 9-12 2,199
  • Virginia Beach Salem Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 490 students
    1.2 miles
    3961 Salem Lakes Blvd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3680
    1.2 PK-5 490
  • Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Center Vocational School

    1.4 miles
    1800 College Crescent
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 648-5800
    1.4 n/a n/a

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Heather Quinn leaves children behind. Won't make space for my kids. Allows teachers to stay home and only teach virtual while my kids want to go back to school. Yet, still receives full funding while my kids get no real education.
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