Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School

  • Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School is 0.47, which is less 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#601 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
86%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
71%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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Diversity Score0.470.68
This chart display the diversity score of Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStaunton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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