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Elizabeth Scott Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 885 students

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Posted May 19, 2014

Awesome, caring teachers and support staff! My child has really thrived in the hands of these wonderful educators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2014

My daughter is now in third grade and has attended since kindergarten. The principal, faculty, and staff are warm and helpful. Mrs Wade has been extremely helpful and patient with my daughter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2012

Wonderful Faculty and Education! When it was time for my daughter to attend kindergarten, my family struggled with the decision of private school vs. public school. My daughter started kindergarten at Elizabeth Scott two plus years ago, and we ve never regretted a moment. The school was built within the last five years, so it has the latest technology and equipment. In addition, it has a seasoned principal with an excellent reputation, so much so that many of the current faculty members followed her to Scott for the opportunity to be part of her staff. All of my daughter s teachers have done a wonderful job challenging her and in areas where she exceled, placing her in separate reading and math groups. The school s staff also energizes the students, exciting and motivating them about learning! Recently the students were challenged to read 1 million minutes. When students reached specific goals, their names were posted for all to see and were personally awarded colored bracelets by the principal and vice principal. Each classroom tracked their minutes, listing the top three readers. The school reached its million minute goal in December. My daughter was so excited!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 3, 2011

Unorganized mess! My child attended Eliz Scott for Kind. & 1st grade and I was not pleased wt how little supervision there is for the kids. My son got away from his class & was found alone outside playing unsupervised @ 5 yrs old. He was given silent lunch & left his lunch in the class & sat alone wt no lunch & no one noticed my 6 yr old went all day wtout eating. The school asks for money on a weekly basis for everything you can imagine. Parents are asked to volunteer for everything because they have 0 staff. No background check for parents who volunteer. Unstructured! Unorganized! Unsupervised Mess! Good Luck!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2011

For a fairly new school it is above average compared to Northern Virginia schools. They still need to work on some management improvements.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2011

My grandson is in 1st grade, and his teacher is great! The staff are great also


Posted August 18, 2010

Even though the school rates an 8 there are concerns that I have about the administration. No one wants to admit that bullying is a problem at this school, not just with my child but other students as well. The administration has tried to brush it off as kids being kids. The student to teacher ratio is way above the standards that the state has set. The district would rather pay a fine instead of hiring new staff members to correct the problem. Academically I feel that the school is more concerned with the SOL test scores than they are in actually educating the children. The teachers are pressured throughout the year in regards to teaching a test. Concerned Parent of a student at ESE
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 26, 2010

The faculty is great. The teachers and the staff are very helpful. School has won the Governors award and the Chesterfield County Award for being the most welcoming school. School and PTA have lots of opportunities for parents to get involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2009

My son went to Scott Elementary which opened in 2008, and to Davis Middle which opened in 2008. My son loves both schools. There is video recording inside the building and out. Incidents between students occur rarely, and if, are dealt with immediately and very professionally. The faculty is great. The teachers and the staff are outstandingly helpful. Parents are daily updated on homework, upcoming test and test results by simply loggin on to 'Edline'. Edline also enables parents to communicate with all the teachers via email whenever desired.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2009

I absolutely adore the friendly and very caring Staff. The go the extra mile to work with the children and ensure their success acadmically. I like how safe the enviornment is and how everyone from the Principal to the bus driver make sure it stays that way.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 72% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
89%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 87% in 2012.

153 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 70% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
94%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 84% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 73% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
93%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 71% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students83%
Female students83%
Male students82%
Black students77%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities85%
Limited English proficient students82%
Proficient in English83%

Math

All Students84%
Female students78%
Male students89%
Black students90%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White students82%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficient students80%
Proficient in English86%

Science

All Students89%
Female students81%
Male students96%
Black students80%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
White students94%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficient students92%
Proficient in English88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students77%
Female students78%
Male students77%
Black students85%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
White students88%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities70%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficient students30%
Proficient in English88%

Math

All Students93%
Female students93%
Male students93%
Black students96%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic91%
Multiracialn/a
White students94%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities90%
Students without disabilities94%
Limited English proficient students86%
Proficient in English95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students77%
Female students73%
Male students82%
Black students83%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White students81%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficient students58%
Proficient in English82%

English: Writing

All Students71%
Female students75%
Male students67%
Black students68%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White students76%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities75%
Limited English proficient students71%
Proficient in English71%

Math

All Students85%
Female students79%
Male students92%
Black students86%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities64%
Students without disabilities87%
Limited English proficient students77%
Proficient in English88%

Science

All Students84%
Female students79%
Male students89%
Black students83%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White students90%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities79%
Students without disabilities85%
Limited English proficient students69%
Proficient in English87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • No accreditation rating was reported for the 2008-2009 school year.
  • No accreditation rating was reported for the 2007-2008 school year.

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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  • Special education coordinator

Health & athletics

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  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Joan Temple

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
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813 Beginners Trail Loop
Chester, VA 23836
Phone: (804) 541-4660

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