Top 10 Best Richmond City Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 58 public schools serving 24,222 students in Richmond City, VA. Richmond City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Richmond City, 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 City, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Richmond City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Richmond City 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.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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
Rank: #1515.
Yvonne B. Miller High School
Alternative School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 E. Main Street, Floor 20
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 371-0700
Grades: 6-12
| 137 students
Rank: #1616.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4100 W Grace St
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 780-6028
Grades: 9-12
| 734 students
Rank: #1717.
George Mason Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
813 N 28th St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4401
Grades: PK-5
| 923 students
Rank: #1818.
Ginter Park Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3817 Chamberlayne Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 780-8193
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #1919.
Binford Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6231
Grades: 6-8
| 417 students
Rank: #2020.
Broad Rock Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4615 Ferguson Ln
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 780-5048
Grades: PK-5
| 910 students
Rank: #2121.
J.l. Francis Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5146 Snead Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 745-3702
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #2222.
Huguenot High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7945 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 320-7967
Grades: 9-12
| 1,349 students
Rank: #2323.
G.h. Reid Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Whitehead Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 745-3550
Grades: PK-5
| 700 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Overby-sheppard Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 1st Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 329-2515
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Southampton Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3333 Cheverly Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 320-2434
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #2626.
Lucille M. Brown Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 319-3013
Grades: 6-8
| 755 students
Rank: #2727.
Westover Hills Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1211 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 780-5002
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #2828.
Bellevue Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 E Grace St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4417
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #2929.
George Wythe High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4314 Crutchfield St
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 780-5037
Grades: 9-12
| 1,180 students
Rank: #3030.
Swansboro Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3160 Midlothian Tnpk
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5030
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #3131.
Miles Jones Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Beaufont Hill Drive
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 319-3185
Grades: PK-5
| 634 students
Rank: #3232.
Chimborazo Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3000 E Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-8392
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #3333.
Oak Grove/bellemeade Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Ingram St
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5008
Grades: PK-5
| 719 students
Rank: #3434.
Blackwell Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Everett St
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5078
Grades: PK-5
| 441 students
Rank: #3535.
E.s.h. Greene Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1745 Catalina Dr
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5082
Grades: PK-5
| 641 students
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Richmond City Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2120 Fendall Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 780-4785
Grades: PK-5
| 300 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
3411 Semmes Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 780-5021
Grades: PK-5
| 241 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
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
2100 Sussex St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4318
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students

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