115 Kenwood Place
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1392 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
45%
22%
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White
30%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20%)

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