Parkside Elementary School
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).
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#943 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
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.
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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