Petsworth Elementary School

  • Petsworth Elementary School serves 332 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Petsworth Elementary School operates within the Gloucester County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 332 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 332 students
Petsworth Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Petsworth Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Petsworth Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Petsworth Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Petsworth Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Petsworth Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2009)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Petsworth Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
8%
23%
Petsworth Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
80%
51%
Petsworth Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Petsworth Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Petsworth Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Petsworth Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.42
Petsworth Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
34%
Petsworth Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Petsworth Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gloucester County School District's student population of 5,529 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,586 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,785 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Gloucester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,529 3,627
Gloucester County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $41 MM
Gloucester County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $67 MM $40 MM
Gloucester County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,586 $11,380
Gloucester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,785 $11,077
Gloucester County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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