West Springfield Elementary School

  • West Springfield Elementary School serves 528 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (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 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Springfield Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

West Springfield Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • West Springfield Elementary School's student population of 528 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Springfield Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Springfield Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#127 out of 1801 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Springfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Springfield 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Springfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Springfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Springfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Springfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.590.68
This chart display the diversity score of West Springfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Springfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Springfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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