PROFICIENCY 95% 22% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
68%Newport News

Deer Park 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 541 students and 26 teachers at Deer Park Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 168 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Deer Park Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 94.5%, which is 22% higher than the Virginia average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch168
Reduced lunch50


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 Deer Park 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

4>= 95%
5>= 95%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4>= 95%
5>= 95%
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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Deer Park Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 47.5% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 36.7% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.0% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.0% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

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Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,62919191
Median age32.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%
Source: The Deer Park Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.