Shelton Park Elementary School

1700 Shelton Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Shelton Park Elementary School serves 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Shelton Park Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Shelton Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Shelton Park Elementary School's student population of 423 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Shelton Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Shelton Park 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#385 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
80-84%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
16%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
48%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
24%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shelton Park Elementary School is Bayside High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Independence Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hermitage Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Hermitage Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 671 students
    0.4 miles
    1701 Pleasure House Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-2600
    0.4 PK-5 671
  • Virginia Beach Thoroughgood Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 685 students
    0.9 miles
    1444 Dunstan Ln
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-3920
    0.9 PK-5 685
  • Virginia Beach Independence Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,231 student
    1.6 miles
    1370 Dunstan Ln
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-4600
    1.6 6-8 1,231
  • Virginia Beach Bayside Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 513 students
    1.8 miles
    5649 Bayside Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-2080
    1.8 PK-5 513
  • Virginia Beach Luxford Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 540 students
    1.8 miles
    4808 Haygood Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-2960
    1.8 PK-5 540

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