Top 10 Best Petersburg City Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,031 students in Petersburg City, VA (there are 5 private schools, serving 286 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Petersburg City, VA are educated in public schools compared to the VA state average of 90%. Petersburg City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Petersburg City, VA are Matoaca Elementary School, Ettrick Elementary School and Matoaca Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Petersburg City, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Petersburg City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Petersburg City Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Matoaca Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6627 River Rd
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 590-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #22.
Ettrick Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20910 Chesterfield Ave.
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 520-6005
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #33.
Matoaca Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6001 Hickory Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 590-3130
Grades: 6-8
| 951 students
Rank: #44.
Walnut Hill Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 S Boulevard
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 862-7005
Grades: K-5
| 533 students
Rank: #55.
Pleasants Lane Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Pleasants Lane
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7013
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #66.
Petersburg High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 Johnson Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 862-7096
Grades: 9-12
| 951 students
Rank: #77.
Cool Spring Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Talley Avenue
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7002
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #88.
Vernon Johns Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 Homestead Drive
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 862-7020
Grades: 6-8
| 891 students
Rank: #99.
Lakemont Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
51 Gibbons St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7007
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: n/an/a
Appomattox Regional Gov. Sch.
Magnet School
512 W Washington St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 722-0200
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr.
Special Education School
West Washington St Extended, B
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 524-7676
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Petersburg Regional Alternative
Alternative School
Spec Youth Services Of Va, 455
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 733-2180
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Southside Va Training Center
Special Education School
Bldg 120, Warehouse West Washi
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 524-7340
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1100 Patterson Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7010
Grades: PK
| 269 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Petersburg City, VA

Petersburg City Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1450 Talley Ave
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7016
Grades: K-5
| 218 students
816 E Bank St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7078
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
725 Wesley St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7075
Grades: 6-8
| 515 students
3101 Homestead Drive
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 862-7020
Grades: 8-9
| 570 students
3101 Homestead Drive
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 862-7020
Grades: 6-8
| 542 students

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