Poquoson Elementary School

1033 Poquoson Ave
Poquoson, VA 23662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Poquoson Elementary School serves 482 students in grades 3-5.
Poquoson Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Poquoson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Poquoson Elementary School's student population of 482 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Poquoson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Poquoson Elementary School is 0.14, 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 Testing Rank
#194 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
90%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
93%
49%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.140.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoquoson City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Poquoson Elementary School is Poquoson High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Poquoson Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Poquoson Poquoson Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 523 students
    0.2 miles
    985 Poquoson Ave
    Poquoson, VA 23662
    (757) 868-6031
    0.2 6-8 523
  • Poquoson Poquoson High School Math: 81% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 698 students
    1.1 miles
    51 Odd Rd
    Poquoson, VA 23662
    (757) 868-7123
    1.1 9-12 698
  • Poquoson Poquoson Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 402 students
    1.1 miles
    19 Odd Rd
    Poquoson, VA 23662
    (757) 868-4403
    1.1 PK-2 402
  • Hampton Bethel Manor Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
    3.7 miles
    1797 First St
    Hampton, VA 23665
    (757) 867-7439
    3.7 K-5 600
  • Yorktown Tabb Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 615 students
    3.9 miles
    3711 Big Bethel Rd
    Yorktown, VA 23693
    (757) 898-0372
    3.9 K-5 615

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