Skipwith Elementary School

2401 Skipwith Rd
Henrico, VA 23294
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Skipwith Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Skipwith Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% 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 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 Skipwith Elementary School is 0.78, 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
#1060 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
78%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
25%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
29%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.780.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Skipwith Elementary School is John Randolph Tucker High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tuckahoe Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Three Chopt Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Excellent teaching staff. Highly committed professionals.
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3  
My son's preschool teacher Curry was great. Kindergarten teacher ok, but first grade was not good.
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