Westover Hills Elementary School

Westover Hills Elementary School serves 392 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Westover Hills Elementary School operates within the Richmond City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 392 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 392 students
Westover Hills Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westover Hills Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Westover Hills Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Westover Hills Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 19:1 16:1
Westover Hills Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Westover Hills Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
89%
23%
Westover Hills Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
5%
52%
Westover Hills Elementary School White Students (1993-2014)
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.
0.20 0.42
Westover Hills 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.
81%
33%
Westover Hills 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.
6%
6%
Westover Hills Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Richmond City School District's student population of 23,775 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,168 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,269 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Richmond City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
4
Number of Students Managed 23,775 3,815
Richmond City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $326 MM $42 MM
Richmond City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $328 MM $42 MM
Richmond City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,168 $10,576
Richmond City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,269 $10,658
Richmond 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 George Wythe High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lucille M. Brown Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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