Sinai Elementary School

  • Sinai Elementary School serves 239 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sinai 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Sinai Elementary School's student population of 239 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sinai Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sinai Elementary School is 0.41, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#1692 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
16%
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Black
74%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sinai Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
21%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sinai Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sinai Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sinai Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHalifax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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