Walnut Hill Elementary School

Walnut Hill Elementary School serves 591 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Walnut Hill Elementary School operates within the Petersburg City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 591 students
Walnut Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Walnut Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Walnut Hill Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Walnut Hill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Walnut Hill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
93%
23%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
4%
52%
Walnut Hill Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.42
Walnut Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
33%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Walnut Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Petersburg City School District's student population of 4,466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,524 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,272 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Petersburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 4,466 3,815
Petersburg City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $42 MM
Petersburg City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $52 MM $42 MM
Petersburg City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,524 $10,576
Petersburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,272 $10,658
Petersburg City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vernon Johns Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
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  • PetersburgVernon Johns Junior High School
    Grades: 8-9 | 600 students
    1.1 miles
    3101 Homestead Dr
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7020
    1.18-9600
  • PetersburgPetersburg High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 816 students
    1.4 miles
    3101 Johnson Rd
    PetersburgVA 23805
    (804)862-7096
    1.410-12816
  • PetersburgA.p. Hill Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 509 students
    1.6 miles
    1450 Talley Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7002
    1.6KG-5509
  • PetersburgPeabody Middle School
    Grades: 6-7 | 590 students
    1.6 miles
    725 Wesley St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7075
    1.66-7590
  • PetersburgPetersburg Regional AlternativeAlternative School

    1.7 miles
    230 South Crater Rd
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)733-2180
    1.7n/an/a

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