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 11 public preschools serving 6,381 students in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Virginia.
Public Preschools in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Virginia public pre school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 67% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public preschool average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
21 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
14,048 Students
527,844 Students
# Teachers
942 Teachers
36,224 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 81% has decreased from 82% 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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
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.
(20-21)
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.
(20-21)
56%
59%
81%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.71
# American Indian Students
39 Students
1,432 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
212 Students
42,323 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# Hispanic Students
975 Students
100,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
19%
# Black Students
7,758 Students
106,733 Students
% Black Students
55%
20%
# White Students
4,133 Students
238,626 Students
% White Students
29%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
792 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
908 Students
36,723 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
401
30,795
# Students in K Grade:
999
80,129
# Students in 1st Grade:
981
79,978
# Students in 2nd Grade:
997
81,478
# Students in 3rd Grade:
945
78,248
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,024
78,039
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,034
75,378
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,059
13,821
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,070
1,892
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,116
786
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,516
1,844
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,073
1,780
# Students in 11th Grade:
970
1,784
# Students in 12th Grade:
863
1,892
# 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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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

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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%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 69% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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