Paul H. Cale Elementary School

  • Paul H. Cale Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Paul H. Cale 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Paul H. Cale Elementary School's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul H. Cale 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 Paul H. Cale Elementary School is 0.64, 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#1706 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
56%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
48%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbemarle County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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