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For the 2021 school year, there are 95 public schools serving 50,025 students in Richmond, VA. Richmond has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Richmond, VA are Open High School, Greenfield Elementary School and Mary Munford Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Richmond, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 80% statewide average). Schools in Richmond have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Richmond, VA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Open High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    600 S Pine St
    Richmond, VA 23220
    (804) 780-4661

    Grades: 9-12 | 181 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Greenfield Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10751 Savoy Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 560-2720

    Grades: PK-5 | 582 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mary Munford Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    211 Westmoreland Street
    Richmond, VA 23226
    (804) 780-6267

    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
  • Rank: #44.
    W.w. Gordon Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11701 Gordon School Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 378-2410

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Crestview Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1901 Charles St
    Richmond, VA 23226
    (804) 673-3775

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Bon Air Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8701 Polk St
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 560-2700

    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Monacan High School Magnet School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11501 Smoketree Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 378-2480

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,472 student
  • Rank: #88.
    William Fox Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2300 Hanover Ave
    Richmond, VA 23220
    (804) 780-6259

    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
  • Rank: #99.
    A.m. Davis Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    415 S Providence Rd
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 674-1310

    Grades: PK-5 | 701 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Richmond Community High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 E Brookland Park Boulevard
    Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 285-1015

    Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Bellwood Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9536 Dawnshire Rd
    Richmond, VA 23237
    (804) 743-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bensley Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6600 Strathmore Rd
    Richmond, VA 23237
    (804) 743-3610

    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Broad Rock Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4615 Ferguson Ln
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 780-5048

    Grades: PK-5 | 910 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Beulah Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4216 Beulah Rd
    Richmond, VA 23237
    (804) 743-3620

    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Providence Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11001 W. Providence Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 674-1345

    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Meadowbrook High School Math: 65% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4901 Cogbill Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3675

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,801 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    Henrico High School Magnet School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 Azalea Ave
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804) 228-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,746 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Jacob L. Adams Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 S Laburnum Ave
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 226-8745

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Hopkins Road Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6000 Hopkins Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3665

    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    John B. Cary Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3021 Maplewood Ave
    Richmond, VA 23221
    (804) 780-6252

    Grades: PK-5 | 264 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    J.e.b. Stuart Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3101 Fendall Ave
    Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 780-4879

    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Crestwood Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7600 Whittington Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 560-2710

    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Thomas Jefferson High School Math: 59% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4100 W Grace St
    Richmond, VA 23230
    (804) 780-6028

    Grades: 9-12 | 734 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    J.g. Hening Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5230 Chicora Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3655

    Grades: PK-5 | 881 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3411 Semmes Avenue
    Richmond, VA 23218
    (804) 888-7061

    Grades: K-5 | 327 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Huguenot High School Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7945 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 320-7967

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,349 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Reams Road Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10141 Reams Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 674-1370

    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Salem Church Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9600 Salem Church Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23237
    (804) 768-6215

    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Franklin Military Academy Math: 60% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    701 North 37th Street
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 780-4968

    Grades: 6-12 | 367 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    J.b. Fisher Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3701 Garden Rd
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 327-5612

    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Harvie Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3401 Harvie Road
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 343-7010

    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    George W. Carver Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1110 W Leigh St
    Richmond, VA 23220
    (804) 780-6247

    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Arthur Ashe Junior Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 Cedar Fork Road
    Richmond, VA 23223
    (804) 343-6550

    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Falling Creek Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4800 Hopkins Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23234
    (804) 743-3630

    Grades: PK-5 | 790 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Linwood Holton Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 W. Laburnum Ave
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804) 228-5310

    Grades: PK-5 | 649 students
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