Tallwood Elementary School

2025 Kempsville Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Tallwood Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tallwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 93% (which is higher 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 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tallwood Elementary School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 22% 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

Tallwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Tallwood 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 Testing Rank
#212 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
16%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
35%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
15%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.770.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Tallwood Elementary School is Tallwood High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brandon Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centerville Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Centerville Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
    0.8 miles
    2201 Centerville Tnpk
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-2200
    0.8 PK-5 730
  • Virginia Beach Tallwood High School Math: 84% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,998 student
    1.1 miles
    1668 Kempsville Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-5700
    1.1 9-12 1,998
  • Virginia Beach Brandon Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,216 student
    1.2 miles
    1700 Pope St
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-4450
    1.2 6-8 1,216
  • Chesapeake Greenbrier Intermediate Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 719 students
    1.4 miles
    1701 River Birch Run N
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 578-7080
    1.4 3-5 719
  • Chesapeake Greenbrier Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 714 students
    1.5 miles
    1551 Eden Way South
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 436-3428
    1.5 PK-2 714

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