Pennington School

  • Pennington School serves 643 students in grades 1-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (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 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Pennington School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennington School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennington School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#69 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
17%
23%
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White
41%
50%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pennington School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.74n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince William Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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