Yorktown Elementary School

  • Yorktown Elementary School serves 662 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yorktown Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Yorktown Elementary School's student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yorktown Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Yorktown 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#636 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
81%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
27%
23%
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White
48%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Yorktown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYork County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yorktown York High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,115 student
    0.2 miles
    9300 Geo Wash Mem Hwy
    Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 898-0354
    0.2 9-12 1,115
  • Yorktown York River Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
    0.2 miles
    9300 Geo. Washington Mem. Hwy.
    Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 898-0516
    0.2 9-12 67
  • Yorktown Yorktown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 746 students
    1.8 miles
    11201 Geo Wash Mem Hwy
    Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 898-0360
    1.8 6-8 746
  • Newport News Oliver C. Greenwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
    3.1 miles
    13460 Woodside Lane
    Newport News, VA 23608
    (757) 886-7744
    3.1 PK-5 682
  • Newport News Woodside High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,933 student
    3.1 miles
    13450 Woodside Lane
    Newport News, VA 23608
    (757) 886-7530
    3.1 9-12 1,933

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