Top 5 Best Petersburg City Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,193 students in Petersburg City, VA. 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 Walnut Hill Elementary School, J.e.b. Stuart Elementary School and Petersburg High 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 53% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (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 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Petersburg City Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 512 students
Rank: #22.
J.e.b. Stuart Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Pleasants Lane
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7013
Grades: K-5
| 538 students
Rank: #33.
Petersburg High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 Johnson Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
(804) 862-7096
Grades: 9-12
| 1,047 students
Rank: #44.
A.p. Hill Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Talley Avenue
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7002
Grades: K-5
| 504 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 723 students
Rank: #66.
Robert E. Lee Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
51 Gibbons St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7007
Grades: K-5
| 479 students
Appomattox Regional Governor's School
Magnet School
512 W Washington St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 722-0200
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Petersburg Regional Alternative
Alternative School
Spec Youth Services Of Va, 230
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 733-2180
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1100 Patterson Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 862-7010
Grades: PK
| 390 students
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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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