Westover Hills Elementary School

1211 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westover Hills Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westover Hills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Westover Hills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Westover Hills Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Westover Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westover Hills Elementary School is 0.27, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1775 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40-44%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
85%
22%
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White
7%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.270.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westover Hills Elementary 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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