W.t. Cooke Elementary School

1501 Mediterranean Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
W.t. Cooke Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
W.t. Cooke Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

W.t. Cooke Elementary School's student population of 533 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

W.t. Cooke Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of W.t. Cooke Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#542 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
81%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of W.t. Cooke Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
16%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
62%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W.t. Cooke Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W.t. Cooke Elementary School is Gov Stem Academy For Engineering Marketing And Information (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Virginia Beach Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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