Plaza Elementary School (Closed 2010)

Plaza Elementary School served 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 49% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Plaza Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Plaza Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Plaza Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
29%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Plaza Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
51%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Plaza Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plaza Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.640.68
This chart display the diversity score of Plaza Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Plaza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plaza Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Plaza Elementary School is Green Run High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plaza Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookwood Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Brookwood Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
    0.2 miles
    601 S Lynnhaven Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-2160
    0.2 PK-5 653
  • Virginia Beach Plaza Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,104 student
    0.8 miles
    3080 S Lynnhaven Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-4900
    0.8 6-8 1,104
  • Virginia Beach Holland Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
    1.1 miles
    3340 Holland Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-2640
    1.1 PK-5 620
  • Virginia Beach Lynnhaven Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 427 students
    1.2 miles
    210 Dillon Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 648-3000
    1.2 PK-5 427
  • Virginia Beach Green Run Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 385 students
    1.4 miles
    1200 Green Garden Circle
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 648-2560
    1.4 PK-5 385
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