Ressie Jeffries Elementary School

  • Ressie Jeffries Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Ressie Jeffries Elementary School's student population of 568 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ressie Jeffries Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ressie Jeffries Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1523 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ressie Jeffries 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)
70%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ressie Jeffries 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ressie Jeffries Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ressie Jeffries Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ressie Jeffries Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ressie Jeffries 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
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ressie Jeffries Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.350.43
This chart display the diversity score of Ressie Jeffries 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
42%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ressie Jeffries 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
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ressie Jeffries 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 NameWarren Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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