Powhatan Elementary School

4111 Old Buckingham Rd
Powhatan, VA 23139
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Powhatan Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Powhatan Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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 545 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Powhatan 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 Powhatan Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#319 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
90%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.190.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePowhatan County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Powhatan Elementary School is Powhatan High School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Powhatan Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocahontas Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Powhatan Powhatan Junior High School Math: 57% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 672 students
    0.1 miles
    4290 Anderson Hwy.
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5782
    0.1 7-8 672
  • Powhatan Pocahontas Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 337 students
    0.5 miles
    4290 Anderson Hwy.
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5720
    0.5 6 337
  • Powhatan Pocahontas Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 587 students
    0.6 miles
    4294 Anderson Hwy
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5717
    0.6 PK-5 587
  • Powhatan Powhatan High School Math: 75% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,440 student
    7.5 miles
    1800 Judes Ferry Road
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5710
    7.5 9-12 1,440
  • Powhatan Powhatan Vocational Center Vocational School

    7.5 miles
    1800 Judes Ferry Road
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5714
    7.5 n/a n/a

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