Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District

100 N Main St
Suffolk , VA 23434
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Suffolk 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 2022-23 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 13,869 students in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District are Nansemond River High School, John Yeates Middle School and Northern Shores Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
22 Schools
2,129 Schools
# Students
13,869 Students
1,251,044 Students
# Teachers
982 Teachers
87,068 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District, which is ranked within the top 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 87% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#56 out of 135 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Suffolk 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)
77%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suffolk 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
87%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Suffolk 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
0.59
0.70
# American Indian Students
40 Students
3,283 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
213 Students
93,164 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
826 Students
218,325 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
18%
# Black Students
7,801 Students
276,817 Students
% Black Students
56%
22%
# White Students
4,120 Students
579,639 Students
% White Students
30%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
21 Students
2,002 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
848 Students
77,814 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
348
27,998
# Students in K Grade:
898
80,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
963
89,114
# Students in 2nd Grade:
951
89,793
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,014
90,922
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,035
91,731
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,053
92,615
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,031
95,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,114
98,966
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,109
99,504
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,271
102,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,091
101,536
# Students in 11th Grade:
999
95,430
# Students in 12th Grade:
992
94,427
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,363 is higher than the state median of $12,959. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,509 is higher than the state median of $12,921. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$199 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Suffolk 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)
$187 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Suffolk 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
$14,363
$12,959
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Suffolk 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
$13,509
$12,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Suffolk 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 Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nansemond River High School
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3301 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 1,688 students
Rank: #22.
John Yeates Middle School
Math: 92% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4105
Grades: 6-8
| 477 students
Rank: #33.
Northern Shores Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6701 Respass Beach Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4169
Grades: PK-5
| 761 students
Rank: #44.
King's Fork High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
351 Kings Fork Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,617 students
Rank: #55.
Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7401 Burbage Drive
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 925-6752
Grades: 6-8
| 769 students
Rank: #66.
Oakland Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5505 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5248
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #77.
Kilby Shores Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
111 Kilby Shores Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6214
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #88.
Forest Glen Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Forest Glen Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5780
Grades: 6-8
| 459 students
Rank: #99.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Pioneer Rd
Suffolk, VA 23437
(757) 925-5782
Grades: PK-5
| 558 students
Rank: #1010.
Lakeland High School
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
214 Kenyon Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5790
Grades: 9-12
| 1,048 students
Rank: #1111.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4251
Grades: PK-5
| 731 students
Rank: #1212.
Nansemond Parkway Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3012 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-4167
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #1313.
King's Fork Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Kings Fork Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5246
Grades: 6-8
| 1,034 students
Rank: #1414.
Hillpoint Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Hillpoint Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 692 students
Rank: #1515.
Elephant's Fork Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2316 William Reid Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5250
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1616.
John F. Kennedy Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2325 E Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6212
Grades: 6-8
| 515 students
Rank: #1717.
Mack Benn Jr. Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1253 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6224
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #1818.
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
204 Walnut Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6226
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: n/an/a
The College And Career Academy At Pruden
Vocational School
4169 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5651
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
First Academy
Vocational School
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5254
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
4540 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4106
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: n/an/a
Turlington Woods Alternative
Alternative School
629 Turlington Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6215
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 22
  • Enrollment: 13,869 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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