Tappahannock Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Tappahannock 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-3
- Enrollment: 338 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 72%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in VA
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Tappahannock Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Tappahannock Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Tappahannock Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tappahannock Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1433 out of 1792 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Tappahannock Elementary School's ranking?
Tappahannock Elementary School is ranked #1433 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Tappahannock Elementary School?
338 students attend Tappahannock Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Tappahannock Elementary School students are Black, 28% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tappahannock Elementary School?
Tappahannock Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tappahannock Elementary School offer ?
Tappahannock Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Tappahannock Elementary School part of?
Tappahannock Elementary School is part of Essex County Public Schools School District.
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