Parkway Elementary School

4180 O'hare Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Parkway Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Parkway 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Parkway Elementary School's student population of 473 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Parkway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Parkway Elementary School is 0.62, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1065 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
73%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
58%
22%
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White
15%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
6%
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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 Parkway Elementary School is Green Run High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Salem Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Oaks Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach White Oaks Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    0.4 miles
    960 Windsor Oaks Blvd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-4040
    0.4 PK-5 601
  • Virginia Beach Green Run High School Math: 75% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,468 student
    0.8 miles
    1700 Dahlia Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-5350
    0.8 9-12 1,468
  • Virginia Beach Rosemont Forest Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
    1.1 miles
    1716 Grey Friars Chase
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
    (757) 648-3640
    1.1 PK-5 502
  • Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Center Vocational School

    1.3 miles
    1800 College Crescent
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 648-5800
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Virginia Beach Rosemont Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
    1.3 miles
    1257 Rosemont Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 648-3600
    1.3 PK-5 443

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