Richmond City PBLC Schs School District

301 North 9th St, 17th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-1927
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Richmond City PBLC Schs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 54 public schools serving 21,177 students in Richmond City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Richmond City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
54 Schools
2,132 Schools
# Students
21,177 Students
1,243,958 Students
# Teachers
1,466 Teachers
86,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Richmond City PBLC Schs School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
#125 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
32%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
47%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
74%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.71
# American Indian Students
39 Students
3,199 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
160 Students
92,346 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
4,855 Students
224,629 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
18%
# Black Students
13,323 Students
271,248 Students
% Black Students
63%
22%
# White Students
2,266 Students
569,390 Students
% White Students
11%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
2,018 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
520 Students
80,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
981
30,959
# Students in K Grade:
1,640
86,540
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,719
86,730
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,671
89,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,702
89,616
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,748
90,251
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,607
90,242
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,538
92,111
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,472
94,860
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,544
98,467
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,695
109,131
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,272
98,006
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,377
93,794
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,211
94,195
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,889 is higher than the state median of $15,672. The school district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,998 is higher than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 29% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$421 MM
$19,496 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$424 MM
$19,187 MM
This chart display total spending of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,889
$15,672
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,998
$15,424
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Richmond City PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richmond Community High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 E Brookland Park Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 285-1015
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
Rank: #22.
Open High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 S Pine St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4661
Grades: 9-12
| 188 students
Rank: #33.
Thomas Jefferson High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4100 W Grace St
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 780-6028
Grades: 9-12
| 908 students
Rank: #44.
Henry Marsh Iii Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
813 N 28th St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4401
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #55.
Richmond Alternative
Alternative School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
119 West Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4388
Grades: 6-12
| 142 students
Rank: #66.
Albert Hill Middle School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3400 Patterson Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 780-6107
Grades: 6-8
| 449 students
Rank: #77.
Mary Munford Elementary School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
211 Westmoreland Street
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 780-6267
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #88.
Linwood Holton Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 W. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 228-5310
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #99.
John Marshall High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4225 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 780-6052
Grades: 9-12
| 542 students
Rank: #1010.
Franklin Military Academy
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
701 North 37th Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4968
Grades: 6-12
| 317 students
Rank: #1111.
Fairfield Court Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2510 Phaup St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4639
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #1212.
Huguenot High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7945 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 320-7967
Grades: 9-12
| 1,339 students
Rank: #1313.
Chimborazo Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 E Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-8392
Grades: PK-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1414.
Henderson Middle School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4319 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 780-8288
Grades: 6-8
| 431 students
Rank: #1515.
Lucille M. Brown Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 319-3013
Grades: 6-8
| 584 students
Rank: #1616.
Binford Middle School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6231
Grades: 6-8
| 412 students
Rank: #1717.
John B. Cary Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3021 Maplewood Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 780-6252
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students
Rank: #1818.
Bellevue Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 E Grace St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4417
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
Rank: #1919.
Armstrong High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Cool Lane
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4449
Grades: 9-12
| 776 students
Rank: #2020.
Swansboro Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3160 Midlothian Tnpk
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5030
Grades: PK-5
| 161 students
Rank: #2121.
Woodville Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N 28th St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4821
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #2222.
Blackwell Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Everett St
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5078
Grades: PK-5
| 377 students
Rank: #2323.
J.l. Francis Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5146 Snead Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 745-3702
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #2424.
Miles Jones Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Beaufont Hill Drive
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 319-3185
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #2525.
George Wythe High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4314 Crutchfield St
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 780-5037
Grades: 9-12
| 1,296 students
Rank: #2626.
J.b. Fisher Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3701 Garden Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 327-5612
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
Rank: #2727.
Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3411 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 888-7061
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Cardinal Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1745 Catalina Dr
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5082
Grades: PK-5
| 854 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Ginter Park Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3817 Chamberlayne Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
(804) 780-8193
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #3030.
River City Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 Hull Street Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 272-7554
Grades: 6-8
| 1,515 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Barack Obama Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 Fendall Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(804) 780-4879
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
George W. Carver Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1110 W Leigh St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6247
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
William Fox Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Hanover Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6259
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Oak Grove/bellemeade Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Ingram St
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5008
Grades: PK-5
| 546 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Thomas C. Boushall Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Hopkins Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 780-5016
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Richmond City PBLC Schs School District?
Richmond City PBLC Schs School District manages 54 public schools serving 21,177 students.
What is the rank of Richmond City PBLC Schs School District?
Richmond City PBLC Schs School District is ranked #126 out of 135 school districts in Virginia (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Virginia school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Richmond City PBLC Schs School District?
63% of Richmond City PBLC Schs School District students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Richmond City PBLC Schs School District?
Richmond City PBLC Schs School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What is Richmond City PBLC Schs School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,998 is higher than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 29% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 54 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 21,177 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 74% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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