Original Walker-grant Elementary School

  • Original Walker-grant Elementary School serves 160 students in grades PK.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Original Walker-grant Elementary School operates within the Fredericksburg City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 160 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: PK
Total Students 160 students
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Original Walker-grant Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 32:1 16:1
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
8%
6%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
25%
14%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
40%
23%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
11%
51%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
16%
5%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Original Walker-grant 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.
0.74 0.42
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
98%
34%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Original Walker-grant Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2013)

District Comparison

  • Fredericksburg City School District's student population of 3,466 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,011 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,887 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fredericksburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 3,466 3,627
Fredericksburg City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $41 MM
Fredericksburg City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $48 MM $40 MM
Fredericksburg City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,011 $11,380
Fredericksburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,887 $11,077
Fredericksburg 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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    1.5 miles
    No Street Address
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    2.2 miles
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