Top 10 Best Richmond Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 94 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 Richmond Community High School, Open High 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 65% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 78% 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).

Best Richmond, VA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richmond Community High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
201 E Brookland Park Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 285-1015
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
Rank: #22.
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: #33.
Mary Munford Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
211 Westmoreland Street
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 780-6267
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #44.
Greenfield Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10751 Savoy Rd.
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 560-2720
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students
Rank: #55.
W.w. Gordon Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11701 Gordon School Rd.
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 378-2410
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #66.
Bon Air Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8701 Polk St
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 560-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
Rank: #77.
Franklin Military Academy
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
701 North 37th Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4968
Grades: 6-12
| 367 students
Rank: #88.
Monacan High School
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11501 Smoketree Dr.
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 378-2480
Grades: 9-12
| 1,472 students
Rank: #99.
William Fox Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2300 Hanover Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6259
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1010.
John B. Cary Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3021 Maplewood Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 780-6252
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #1111.
A.m. Davis Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 S Providence Rd
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 674-1310
Grades: PK-5
| 701 students
Rank: #1212.
Henrico High School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
302 Azalea Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 228-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,746 students
Rank: #1313.
Crestview Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1901 Charles St
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 673-3775
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #1414.
Crestwood Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7600 Whittington Dr.
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 560-2710
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #1515.
Beulah Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4216 Beulah Rd
Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 743-3620
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #1616.
Richmond Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: 66% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
119 West Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4388
Grades: 6-12
| 983 students
Rank: #1717.
Providence Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11001 W. Providence Rd.
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 674-1345
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #1818.
Manchester Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7401 Hull Street Rd.
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 674-1385
Grades: 6-8
| 1,410 students
Rank: #1919.
Salem Church Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9600 Salem Church Rd.
Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 768-6215
Grades: PK-5
| 586 students
Rank: #2020.
Linwood Holton Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 W. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 228-5310
Grades: PK-5
| 649 students
Rank: #2121.
Harvie Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3401 Harvie Road
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 343-7010
Grades: PK-5
| 607 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
J.e.b. Stuart Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 Fendall Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 780-4879
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3411 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 888-7061
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #2424.
Providence Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
900 Starlight Lane
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 674-1355
Grades: 6-8
| 851 students
Rank: #2525.
Hopkins Road Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 Hopkins Rd.
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 743-3665
Grades: PK-5
| 611 students
Rank: #2626.
Bensley Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6600 Strathmore Rd
Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 743-3610
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #2727.
Meadowbrook High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
4901 Cogbill Rd.
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 743-3675
Grades: 9-12
| 1,801 students
Rank: #2828.
Salem Church Middle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
9700 Salem Church Rd.;
Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 768-6225
Grades: 6-8
| 902 students
Rank: #2929.
Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5601 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 780-5061
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #3030.
Bellwood Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9536 Dawnshire Rd
Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 743-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 545 students
Rank: #3131.
Albert Hill Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Patterson Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 780-6107
Grades: 6-8
| 484 students
Rank: #3232.
J.g. Hening Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5230 Chicora Dr.
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 743-3655
Grades: PK-5
| 881 students
Rank: #3333.
John Marshall High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4225 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 780-6052
Grades: 9-12
| 667 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Arthur Ashe Junior Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Cedar Fork Road
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 343-6550
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
J.b. Fisher Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Garden Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 327-5612
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
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Richmond, Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2120 Fendall Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 780-4785
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
600 S Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 226-8745
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
119 West Leigh St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4388
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
119 West Leigh St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4388
Grades: PK-11
| n/a students
201 E Brookland Pk Blvd
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 780-4332
Grades: 6-8
| 355 students
1101 Dance St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6234
Grades: PK-5
| 316 students
Educare (Closed 2005)
Alternative School
100 W Baker St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4641
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6300 Hull Street Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 745-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 483 students
1611 N 31st St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-8526
Grades: 9-12
| 151 students
7824 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 272-7554
Grades: 6-8
| 483 students
1801 Old Bon Air Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 323-2388
Grades: 7-12
| 36 students
1900 Chatsworth Ave
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 323-2558
Grades: 7-12
| 37 students
1900 Chatsworth Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 323-2795
Grades: 6-12
| 119 students
5915 Nine Mile Rd
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 328-6125
Grades: 3-8
| 133 students
3411 Semmes Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 780-5021
Grades: PK-5
| 241 students
8610 Perrymont Rd
Richmond, VA 23237
(804) 743-3701
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
2901 Thalen St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 343-6535
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Real School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
4929 Chamberlayne Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 266-3131
Grades: 4-8
| 33 students
3018 West Clay St
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 367-6193
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4003 Cogbill Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 279-7359
Grades: PK
| 180 students
2717 Alexander St
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 780-5041
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
3801 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 780-6072
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1601 Old Bon Air Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 323-2312
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2100 Sussex St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4318
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students

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