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School leader:  Ms. Tiffany Johnson
73 Maxwell Ln
Newport News, VA 23606

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • World languages
    French, Spanish, German
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10 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · February 09, 2016
Yates is an excellent school. The teachers are wonderful. They care about the students, and are more like family members. I considered sending my daughter to a local Christian school, but she was happy and had excellent grades and friends at... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · February 09, 2016
Yates has wonderful teachers. My daughter spent six years at Yates. She loved five of her teachers, and only had one that she really didn't love, but she respected.

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · February 09, 2016
There is generally too much homework given in schools today - this isn't strictly within Yates. Work should be done in class, with a short assignment on some nights to reinforce the lessons.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · February 09, 2016
The students are treated fairly. The teachers work with students to help them develop these character traits.

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Last modified: July 28, 2016
Last modified Richard T. Yates Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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