Sandston Elementary School

  • Sandston Elementary School serves 224 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Sandston Elementary School operates within the Henrico County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 224 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students224 students
Sandston Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sandston Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Sandston Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeSandston Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Sandston Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Sandston Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Sandston Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
27%
23%
Sandston Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
58%
52%
Sandston Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
6%
5%
Sandston Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSandston Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.66
Sandston Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
34%
Sandston Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Sandston Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Henrico County School District's student population of 49,505 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,952 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,792 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NameHenrico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
4
Number of Students Managed49,5053,627
Henrico County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$498 MM$42 MM
Henrico County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$541 MM$42 MM
Henrico County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,952$10,576
Henrico County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,792$10,658
Henrico County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • SandstonSeven Pines Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
    0.8 miles
    No Street Address
    SandstonVA 23150
    (804)328-4065
    0.8PK-5492
  • HenricoFair Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 360 students
    0.9 miles
    No Street Address
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4085
    0.9PK-5360
  • HenricoHighland Springs Technical CenterVocational School

    1.1 miles
    No Street Address
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4075
    1.1n/an/a
  • HenricoHighland Springs High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1760 students
    1.3 miles
    No Street Address
    HenricoVA 23075
    (804)328-4000
    1.39-121760
  • SandstonDonahoe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
    1.5 miles
    No Street Address
    SandstonVA 23150
    (804)328-4035
    1.5PK-5542

School Reviews

2  12/6/2007
The teachers are good. The principal is inexperienced and negligent. No full-time art, music, guidance, p.e., or assistant principal. Used to be great - safety and funding are issues
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