Western Branch Primary

  • Western Branch Primary serves 699 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Western Branch Primary's student population of 699 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students699 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Western Branch Primary
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Branch Primary's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western Branch Primary is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
30%
23%
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White
51%
50%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Western Branch Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.640.43
This chart display the diversity score of Western Branch Primary and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Western Branch Primary 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
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Branch Primary 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 NameChesapeake City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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