5620 Smith Station Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Parkside Elementary School serves 860 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Parkside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 78% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Parkside Elementary School's student population of 860 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Parkside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Parkside Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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
#943 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
45%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Great school phenomenal staff has made my daughter who is very shy very comfortable.Keep up the good work kudo's to morning drop off Staff and Ms. Schaefer 1st grade.
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5  
Parkside is a great place to learn. The staff is very child oriented and look for continued improvement in their test scores. The administration is great too! All staff are eager to help. The school is a beautiful facility. My kids love going there!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 20%)

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