406 14th Street Nw
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Venable Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Venable Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Venable Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Venable Elementary School's student population of 346 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Venable Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Venable Elementary School is 0.59, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#837 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
59%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 346 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 50%)

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