Richmond City PBLC Schs School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 54 public schools serving 28,225 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 56% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Richmond City PBLC Schs School District 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 PBLC Schs School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Richmond City PBLC Schs School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
54 Schools
2,129 Schools
# Students
28,225 Students
1,251,044 Students
# Teachers
1,525 Teachers
87,068 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#131 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
82%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
78%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
63%
87%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.70
# American Indian Students
59 Students
3,283 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
439 Students
93,164 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
5,223 Students
218,325 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
18%
# Black Students
15,639 Students
276,817 Students
% Black Students
55%
22%
# White Students
5,917 Students
579,639 Students
% White Students
21%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
2,002 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
946 Students
77,814 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,012
27,998
# Students in K Grade:
2,208
80,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,343
89,114
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,241
89,793
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,473
90,922
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,297
91,731
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,296
92,615
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,253
95,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,257
98,966
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,206
99,504
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,810
102,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,961
101,536
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,551
95,430
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,317
94,427
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,527 is higher than the state median of $12,959. The school district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,328 is higher than the state median of $12,921. The school district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$382 MM
$46 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$376 MM
$46 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,527
$12,959
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,328
$12,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richmond City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Richmond City PBLC Schs School District 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
| 225 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
| 191 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
| 449 students
Rank: #44.
Franklin Military Academy
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
701 North 37th Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4968
Grades: 6-12
| 363 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
| 372 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
| 226 students
Rank: #77.
Richmond Alternative
Alternative School
Math: 66% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
119 West Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-4388
Grades: 6-12
| 3,241 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
| 482 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Barack Obama 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
| 335 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%
3411 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 888-7061
Grades: K-5
| 339 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
| 400 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
| 509 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
| 496 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
| 264 students
Rank: #1515.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 W Grace St
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 780-6028
Grades: 9-12
| 932 students
Rank: #1616.
Henry Marsh Iii Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
813 N 28th St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4401
Grades: PK-5
| 3,537 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 305 students
Rank: #1818.
Binford Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 780-6231
Grades: 6-8
| 451 students
Rank: #1919.
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
| 706 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 565 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 1,208 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 655 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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
| 302 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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
| 409 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 690 students
Rank: #2626.
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
| 399 students
Rank: #2727.
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
| 230 students
Rank: #2828.
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
| 1,295 students
Rank: #2929.
Swansboro Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3160 Midlothian Tnpk
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5030
Grades: PK-5
| 192 students
Rank: #3030.
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
| 566 students
Rank: #3131.
Armstrong High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Cool Lane
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-4449
Grades: 9-12
| 771 students
Rank: #3232.
Chimborazo Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 E Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 780-8392
Grades: PK-5
| 410 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
| 609 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
| 408 students
Rank: #3535.
Cardinal Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1745 Catalina Dr
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 780-5082
Grades: PK-5
| 807 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Richmond City PBLC Schs School District
  • 301 North 9th St, 17th Floor, Richmond, VA, 23219-1927
  • (804) 780-7700
  • rvaschools.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 28,225 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 63% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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