Williams Elementary School

892 Newtown Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Williams Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Williams 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 67% (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 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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

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

School Overview

Williams Elementary School's student population of 484 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Williams 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 Williams Elementary School is 0.42, 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
#1423 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
67%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
75%
22%
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White
7%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.420.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Williams Elementary School is Bayside High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bayside Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Bayside Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 695 students
    0.3 miles
    965 Newtown Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-4400
    0.3 6-8 695
  • Virginia Beach Newtown Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-3 | 510 students
    0.3 miles
    5277 Learning Circle
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-3120
    0.3 2-3 510
  • Virginia Beach Diamond Springs Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 608 students
    0.4 miles
    5225 Learning Circle
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-4240
    0.4 PK-1 608
  • Virginia Beach Bayside High School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,967 student
    0.8 miles
    4960 Haygood Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-5200
    0.8 9-12 1,967
  • Virginia Beach Luxford Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 540 students
    1.3 miles
    4808 Haygood Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 648-2960
    1.3 PK-5 540

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