475 Winding Creek Rd
Stafford, VA 22554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Winding Creek Elementary School serves 918 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Winding Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Winding Creek Elementary School's student population of 918 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
918 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Winding Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Winding Creek Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#579 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
16%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
50%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 918 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 30%)

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