Skipwith Elementary School

  • Skipwith Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Skipwith Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Skipwith Elementary School's student population of 599 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Skipwith Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Skipwith Elementary School is 0.77, 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 School Rank (16-17)#868 out of 1801 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
26%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
16%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
30%
49%
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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 Skipwith Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.770.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Skipwith Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Excellent teaching staff. Highly committed professionals.
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My son's preschool teacher Curry was great. Kindergarten teacher ok, but first grade was not good.
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