Pocahontas 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4294 Anderson Hwy
Powhatan, VA 23139
Phone
(804) 598-5717
District
POWHATAN CO PBLC SCHS
County
POWHATAN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
585
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.1% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 73
Proficiency in Reading 75 73
Proficiency in Math 67 73

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 78
Proficiency in Reading 73 76
Proficiency in Math 79 79

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 78
Proficiency in Reading 87 80
Proficiency in Math 88 76

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.53
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.11
AVG FOR STATE 15.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 18 3.1%
Kindergarten 97 16.6%
Grade 1 105 17.9%
Grade 2 69 11.8%
Grade 3 98 16.8%
Grade 4 94 16.1%
Grade 5 104 17.8%
Total 585 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.1% 90.0% 52.5%
Black 10.1% 5.9% 23.9%
Hispanic 2.5% 3.2% 16.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.4% 7.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.5% 17.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.9% 13.5% 34.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 3.5% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,364 8,517,685
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 108.1 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.1% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.7% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 16.5% 14.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,974 3,123,112
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 10.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.8% 89.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.4% 37.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.0% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 16.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.9% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.1% 15.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.3% 11.6%
$15,000 or less 4.8% 9.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,123 $26,145,210 52.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $603 $2,574,810 5.2%
Staff $848 $3,620,960 7.3%
General Administration $108 $461,160 0.9%
School Administration $539 $2,301,530 4.7%
Operation $943 $4,026,610 8.1%
Transportation $813 $3,471,510 7.0%
Other $147 $627,690 1.3%
Total Support $4,001 $17,084,270 34.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,463 $6,247,010 12.6%
Total Expenditures $11,588 $49,480,760 100.0%
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%