Estate St Peters
Christiansted, VI 00820
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School serves 305 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 89%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 75%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Virgin Islands state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 98% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

School Overview

Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School's student population of 305 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
305 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 25 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
89%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
31%
20%
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Black
62%
77%
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White
5%
2%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
n/a
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Pearl B. set my education foundation. My teachers helped build a strong work ethic to allow me to accomplish my goals! I have very fond memories of Pearl B. Larsen.
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5  
hi my name is amari lockhart and pbl is one of the best school in st.criox i love thise school so much it is the best.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 5%)

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