Robert S. Payne Elementary School
Robert S. Payne Elementary School serves 528 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Robert S. Payne Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).
Robert S. Payne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Robert S. Payne Elementary School's student population of 528 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Robert S. Payne Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Robert S. Payne Elementary School is 0.57, 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 Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1205 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
a. Okay but a bit segregated as to who gets the help and how much help b. Again a little segregated not as much variety given to the Bay area of the school (the majority), versus what is open to the Go-Center Children c. Pencils are given to the k-1st graders (not sure aboout the rest.) Certificates should be given. d. Facilities are so-so e. mid-high frequency positively and proactively involved
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