Sheffield Elementary School
Sheffield Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sheffield 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 75-79% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).
Sheffield Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Sheffield Elementary School's student population of 416 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sheffield 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 Sheffield Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1392 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
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