Keister Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
100 Maryland Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone
(540) 434-6585
District
HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
County
HARRISONBURG CITY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
560
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

1

(10 is best)

Better than 2.7% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Keister Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 73
Proficiency in Reading 53 73
Proficiency in Math 49 73

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 78
Proficiency in Reading 41 76
Proficiency in Math 56 79

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.45
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.51
AVG FOR STATE 15.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 60 10.7%
Kindergarten 109 19.5%
Grade 1 87 15.5%
Grade 2 93 16.6%
Grade 3 105 18.8%
Grade 4 106 18.9%
Total 560 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 44.0% 39.1% 52.5%
Black 5.0% 10.4% 23.9%
Hispanic 48.8% 47.7% 16.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.7% 2.7% 7.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 64.6% 70.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.3% 61.4% 34.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 8.6% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 53,064 8,470,020
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,034.8 211
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 44.9% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 16.0% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 8.7% 14.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,848 3,105,636
Single Parent Households With Children 11.8% 10.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.9% 89.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.9% 37.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.9% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.3% 16.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.3% 15.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.3% 11.6%
$15,000 or less 17.7% 9.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,204 $42,669,292 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $731 $4,329,713 5.2%
Staff $851 $5,040,473 6.1%
General Administration $191 $1,131,293 1.4%
School Administration $644 $3,814,412 4.6%
Operation $801 $4,744,323 5.7%
Transportation $551 $3,263,573 3.9%
Other $120 $710,760 0.9%
Total Support $3,888 $23,028,624 27.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,915 $17,265,545 20.8%
Total Expenditures $14,008 $82,969,384 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,947 $8,940,333,026 54.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $580 $746,312,869 4.5%
Staff $757 $973,754,325 5.9%
General Administration $184 $236,334,291 1.4%
School Administration $675 $869,003,324 5.3%
Operation $1,041 $1,340,300,367 8.1%
Transportation $592 $762,015,928 4.6%
Other $183 $235,585,342 1.4%
Total Support $4,012 $5,163,813,476 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,823 $2,346,853,937 14.3%
Total Expenditures $12,782 $16,450,936,472 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%