162 Stickley Loop
Strasburg, VA 22657
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sandy Hook Elementary School serves 695 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Sandy Hook Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 695 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sandy Hook Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Sandy Hook Elementary School's student population of 695 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Sandy Hook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sandy Hook Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1032 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
80%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sandy Hook Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sandy Hook Elementary School's ranking?

Sandy Hook Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for: Most improved public schools (Top 10%).

What schools are Sandy Hook Elementary School often compared to?

Sandy Hook Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ashby Lee Elementary School, W.w. Robinson Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).

How many students attend Sandy Hook Elementary School?

695 students attend Sandy Hook Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

80% of Sandy Hook Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sandy Hook Elementary School?

Sandy Hook Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.

What grades does Sandy Hook Elementary School offer ?

Sandy Hook Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Sandy Hook Elementary School part of?

Sandy Hook Elementary School is part of Shenandoah County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 695 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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