Tanners Creek Elementary School

  • Tanners Creek Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Tanners Creek Elementary School's student population of 557 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students557 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Tanners Creek Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Tanners Creek Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Tanners Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tanners Creek Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1601 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Tanners Creek Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
65%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tanners Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.550.43
This chart display the diversity score of Tanners Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tanners Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNORFOLK CITY PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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The quality of academic programs are very good. The facilities are nice. One of the newer buildings in Norfolk. The music and especially art programs are very strong. Excellent teachers. Parent involvement is fair and needs improvement.
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