Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District

100 N Main St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

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 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 14,048 students in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
21 Schools
2,132 Schools
# Students
14,048 Students
1,243,958 Students
# Teachers
942 Teachers
86,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Suffolk 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 82% has decreased from 83% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (VA)
#71 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
54%
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 2020-21 school year data.
69%
69%
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 2020-21 school year data.
82%
89%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.71
# American Indian Students
39 Students
3,199 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
212 Students
92,346 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
975 Students
224,629 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
18%
# Black Students
7,758 Students
271,248 Students
% Black Students
55%
22%
# White Students
4,133 Students
569,390 Students
% White Students
29%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
2,018 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
908 Students
80,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
401
30,959
# Students in K Grade:
999
86,540
# Students in 1st Grade:
981
86,730
# Students in 2nd Grade:
997
89,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
945
89,616
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,024
90,251
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,034
90,242
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,059
92,111
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,070
94,860
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,116
98,467
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,516
109,131
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,073
98,006
# Students in 11th Grade:
970
93,794
# Students in 12th Grade:
863
94,195
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,205 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,672. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,446 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$200 MM
$19,496 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$189 MM
$19,187 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,205
$15,672
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Suffolk 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
$13,446
$15,424
This chart display average spending per public school student in Suffolk 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 Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John Yeates Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4105
Grades: 6-8
| 480 students
Rank: #22.
Northern Shores Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6701 Respass Beach Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4169
Grades: PK-5
| 776 students
Rank: #33.
Nansemond River High School
Magnet School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3301 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 1,662 students
Rank: #44.
Florence Bowser Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4540 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4106
Grades: PK-5
| 764 students
Rank: #55.
Oakland Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5505 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5248
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #66.
King's Fork High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
351 Kings Fork Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,675 students
Rank: #77.
Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7401 Burbage Drive
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 925-6752
Grades: 6-8
| 759 students
Rank: #88.
Lakeland High School
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
214 Kenyon Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5790
Grades: 9-12
| 1,085 students
Rank: #99.
Nansemond Parkway Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3012 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-4167
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1010.
Creekside Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4251
Grades: PK-5
| 727 students
Rank: #1111.
Kilby Shores Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Kilby Shores Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6214
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #1212.
Forest Glen Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Forest Glen Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5780
Grades: 6-8
| 437 students
Rank: #1313.
Southwestern Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Pioneer Rd
Suffolk, VA 23437
(757) 925-5782
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #1414.
Elephant's Fork Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2316 William Reid Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5250
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #1515.
King's Fork Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Kings Fork Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5246
Grades: 6-8
| 1,058 students
Rank: #1616.
Hillpoint Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Hillpoint Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-6750
Grades: PK-5
| 720 students
Rank: #1717.
John F. Kennedy Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2325 E Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6212
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #1818.
Mack Benn Jr. Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1253 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6224
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #1919.
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
204 Walnut Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6226
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: n/an/a
The College And Career At Pruden
Vocational School
4169 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5651
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Turlington Woods Alternative
Alternative School
629 Turlington Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6215
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District?
Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District manages 21 public schools serving 14,048 students.
What is the rank of Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District?
Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District is ranked #70 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 Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District?
55% of Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District students are Black, 29% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District?
Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What is Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,446 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 82% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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