Sinai Elementary School

1011 Sinai Elementary Drive
Halifax, VA 24558
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sinai Elementary School serves 239 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sinai Elementary School's student population of 239 students has stayed relatively flat 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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Gender % This chart display gender of Sinai Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Sinai Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 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 Testing Rank
#1671 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
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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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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
20%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
6%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sinai Elementary School is Halifax County High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Halifax County Middle School (3.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Halifax Halifax County Career Center Alternative School

    1.8 miles
    315 S Main St
    Halifax, VA 24558
    (434) 476-5515
    1.8 n/a n/a
  • South Boston Halifax County High School Math: 71% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,527 student
    3.2 miles
    High School Cir
    South Boston, VA 24592
    (434) 572-4977
    3.2 9-12 1,527
  • South Boston Halifax County Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,141 student
    3.2 miles
    1011 Middle School Cir
    South Boston, VA 24592
    (434) 572-4100
    3.2 6-8 1,141
  • South Boston South Boston/halifax Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 107 students
    4.3 miles
    1927 Jeffress Blvd.
    South Boston, VA 24592
    (434) 572-4273
    4.3 PK 107
  • South Boston South Boston Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 665 students
    4.7 miles
    2320 Parker Avenue
    South Boston, VA 24592
    (434) 517-2620
    4.7 K-5 665

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