PROFICIENCY 57% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
82%Richmond
78%Virginia

Blackwell Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS" in Richmond, VA. There are a total of 664 students and 29 teachers at Blackwell Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 643 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Blackwell Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 27% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students664
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch643
Reduced lunch0

 

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 Blackwell 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
All60-64%
360-69%
470-74%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
350-59%
440-44%
555-59%
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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Blackwell Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 1.0% 9.7% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 86.2% 78.1% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.5% 9.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 1.3% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Oak Grove/bellemeade Elementary46%0.8Richmond, VA
Swansboro Elementary47%1.3Richmond, VA
Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts60%1.5Richmond, VA
Open High86%1.5Richmond, VA
Bellevue Elementary67%1.6Richmond, VA
Yvonne B. Miller High School30%1.6Richmond, VA
Chimborazo Elementary50%1.9Richmond, VA
George Mason Elementary52%2.1Richmond, VA
Amelia Street Sp. Ed.25%2.1Richmond, VA
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School27%2.2Richmond, VA
George Wythe High82%2.2Richmond, VA
Richmond Alternative15%2.2Richmond, VA

Richmond demographics profile

StatisticRichmondVirginiaNational
Population216,7738,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,61819191
Median age33.237.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%57%55%
Speak English91%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Richmond

IndexRichmondVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.5%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.7%1.3%
Source: The Blackwell Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.