Waterman Elem School

Serves grades KG - 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
451 Chicago Ave
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Phone
(540) 434-8352
District
HARRISONBURG CITY PBLC SCHS
County
HARRISONBURG CITY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
528
Classroom Teachers
41

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

2

(10 is best)

Better than 18.9% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Waterman Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 77
Proficiency in Reading 65 71
Proficiency in Math 75 83

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 79
Proficiency in Reading 62 75
Proficiency in Math 80 83

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 80
Proficiency in Reading 65 78
Proficiency in Math 68 81

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.93
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.77
AVG FOR STATE 14.82
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 91 17.2%
Grade 1 88 16.7%
Grade 2 95 18.0%
Grade 3 84 15.9%
Grade 4 86 16.3%
Grade 5 84 15.9%
Total 528 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.9% 37.0% 51.3%
Black 4.8% 10.2% 23.5%
Hispanic 55.9% 49.7% 17.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 2.9% 7.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 71.6% 72.6% 44.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.9% 67.4% 39.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 5.3% 5.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 53,391 8,517,685
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,053.5 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.7% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 43.9% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 16.4% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 8.8% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,768 3,128,415
Single Parent Households With Children 12.1% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.1% 89.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 38.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.2% 18.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.4% 16.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.8% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.7% 15.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 11.3%
$15,000 or less 18.1% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,281 $45,047,547 39.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $756 $4,677,372 4.1%
Staff $949 $5,871,463 5.2%
General Administration $187 $1,156,969 1.0%
School Administration $657 $4,064,859 3.6%
Operation $798 $4,937,226 4.4%
Transportation $550 $3,402,850 3.0%
Other $120 $742,440 0.7%
Total Support $4,016 $24,846,992 22.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,979 $43,179,073 38.2%
Total Expenditures $18,276 $113,073,612 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,221 $9,310,440,064 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $601 $774,840,016 4.5%
Staff $786 $1,013,471,409 5.9%
General Administration $192 $247,308,539 1.4%
School Administration $696 $897,204,222 5.2%
Operation $1,059 $1,365,187,909 7.9%
Transportation $611 $787,748,554 4.6%
Other $236 $303,985,152 1.8%
Total Support $4,180 $5,389,939,101 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,956 $2,522,476,445 14.6%
Total Expenditures $13,357 $17,222,713,230 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%