1122 W. Princess Anne Road
Norfolk, VA 23507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School's student population of 351 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School is 0.63, 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 Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#247 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
50%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 50%)

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