Hopewell City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,343 students in Hopewell City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Hopewell City School District have an average math proficiency score of 77% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Hopewell City School District are Patrick Copeland Elementary School, Dupont Elementary School and Carter G. Woodson Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Hopewell City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Hopewell City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,121 Schools
# Students
4,343 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
311 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Hopewell City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#106 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hopewell City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hopewell City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hopewell City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hopewell City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.68
# American Indian Students
16 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# Hispanic Students
418 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
16%
# Black Students
2,481 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
57%
22%
# White Students
1,111 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
26%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
294 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
318
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
337
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
332
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
334
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
305
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
347
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
339
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
322
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
283
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
302
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
318
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
307
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
246
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
253
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,520 is higher than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,318 is higher than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$54 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hopewell City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$54 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Hopewell City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,520
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hopewell City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,318
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hopewell City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Hopewell City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Patrick Copeland Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Westhill Drive
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6410
Grades: K-5
| 658 students
Rank: #22.
Dupont Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 S. 18th Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6406
Grades: K-5
| 655 students
Rank: #33.
Carter G. Woodson Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Winston Churchill Drive
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6404
Grades: 6-8
| 907 students
Rank: #44.
Harry E. James Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1807 Arlington Rd
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6408
Grades: K-5
| 681 students
Rank: #55.
Hopewell High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
400 S Mesa Dr
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6402
Grades: 9-12
| 1,124 students
New Hope Academy
Alternative School
201 Poythress Street
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6400
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1100 Dinwiddie Ave.
Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 541-6414
Grades: PK
| 318 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Hopewell City Public Schools
  • 103 N. 12th Avenue, Hopewell, VA, 23860-3758
  • (804) 541-6400
  • hopewell.k12.va.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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