PROFICIENCY 71% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

B.c. Charles Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS" in Newport News, VA. There are a total of 538 students and 33 teachers at B.c. Charles Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 248 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

B.c. Charles Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 70.5%, which is 9% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students538
Teachers33
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch248
Reduced lunch32

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At B.c. Charles Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
370-74%
480-84%
560-64%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All69%
365-69%
470-74%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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B.c. Charles Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 39.9% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 37.4% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.2% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.8% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.3% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Menchville High82%0.3Newport News, VA
Willis A. Jenkins Elementary57%1.2Newport News, VA
T. Ryland Sanford Elementary71%1.3Newport News, VA
Richard T. Yates Elementary66%1.7Newport News, VA
Denbigh High78%2.4Newport News, VA
Hidenwood Elementary56%2.4Newport News, VA
Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School76%2.4Newport News, VA
L.f. Palmer Elementary58%2.7Newport News, VA
Horace H. Epes Elementary52%2.7Newport News, VA
R.o. Nelson Elementary78%2.8Newport News, VA
Kiln Creek Elementary77%3.2Newport News, VA
Riverside Elementary78%3.4Newport News, VA

Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population181,3628,185,131314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)2,63420391
Median age32.737.637.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English89%85%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.8%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college60.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.1%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters9.1%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
Source: The B.c. Charles Elementary data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.