Powhatan Elementary School

  • Powhatan Elementary School serves 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Powhatan Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Powhatan Elementary School's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Powhatan Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powhatan Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#116 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Powhatan 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Powhatan Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
4%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Powhatan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
90%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Powhatan Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Powhatan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.190.42
This chart display the diversity score of Powhatan Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Powhatan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powhatan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePowhatan County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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