Virginia School For Deaf

  • Virginia School For Deaf serves 55 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Virginia School For Deaf 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Virginia School For Deaf's student population of 55 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Virginia School For Deaf is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Virginia School For Deaf is 0.72, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1797 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Virginia School For Deaf, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Virginia School For Deaf 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)21-39%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia School For Deaf 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 Ratio3:115:1
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Virginia School For Deaf and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
37%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Virginia School For Deaf and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
31%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Virginia School For Deaf and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Virginia School For Deaf and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Virginia School For Deaf. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.720.68
This chart display the diversity score of Virginia School For Deaf and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia School For Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia School For Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVsdb-Staunton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Virginia School For Deaf is Virginia School For Blind (0.0 miles away)
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