Pioneer Elementary School

  • Pioneer Elementary School serves 639 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (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 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pioneer Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Pioneer Elementary School's student population of 639 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students639 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Pioneer Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pioneer Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pioneer Elementary School is 0.54, 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 School Rank (16-17)#668 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
28%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
62%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pioneer Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.540.68
This chart display the diversity score of Pioneer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSuffolk City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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