PROFICIENCY 68% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
76%HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS
81%Richmond
78%Virginia

Ward Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "HENRICO CO PBLC SCHS" in Richmond, VA. There are a total of 563 students and 33 teachers at Ward Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 339 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Ward Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.0%, which is 13% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students563
Teachers32.5
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch339
Reduced lunch30

 

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 Ward 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
All71%
345-49%
480-84%
575-79%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
345-49%
470-74%
570-74%
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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Ward Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 34.3% 42.6% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 60.5% 36.8% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 8.6% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 7.7% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 3.7% 4.5% 3.1%

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Montrose Elementary57%4.6Montrose, VA
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Highland Springs High74%5.0Highland Springs, VA
Donahoe Elementary65%5.2Sandston, VA
Adams Elementary66%5.3Richmond, VA
Highland Springs Elementary55%5.3Highland Springs, VA

Richmond demographics profile

StatisticRichmondVirginiaNational
Population47,9978,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,34819191
Median age40.537.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Speak English83%84%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Richmond

IndexRichmondVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school91.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college75.7%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.7%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.3%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters20.4%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Ward Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.