Providence Elementary School

  • Providence Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Providence 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Providence Elementary School's student population of 554 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students554 students
This chart display total students of Providence Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Providence Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Providence Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Providence Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Providence 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 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Providence Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#611 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Providence 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)
81%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Providence 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 Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Providence Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
25%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
46%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Providence Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.700.68
This chart display the diversity score of Providence Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Providence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Providence Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As public schools in the United States continue to increase in their racial, ethnic, economic, and religious diversity, some districts need to rethink their holiday celebrations in a manner that is inclusive and respectful of all people.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.