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Chimborazo Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 552 students

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Posted February 13, 2009

I am a volunteer at Chimborazo and have been amazed at the quality of teaching and genuine caring the staff displays. It shows in the children and their dedication is exemplary!


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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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
75%
History and Social Science

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%
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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
91%
English: Writing

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

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
96%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
84%
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 Students29%
Female students30%
Male students29%
Black students28%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities35%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English29%

Math

All Students24%
Female students30%
Male students18%
Black students23%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities5%
Students without disabilities31%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English24%

Science

All Students60%
Female students50%
Male students72%
Black students60%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities76%
Students without disabilities55%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English60%
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 Students32%
Female students37%
Male students26%
Black students29%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities36%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English32%

Math

All Students45%
Female students51%
Male students39%
Black students41%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities53%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English45%
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 Students44%
Female students47%
Male students41%
Black students44%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities54%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English44%

English: Writing

All Students64%
Female students50%
Male students76%
Black students63%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities79%
Students without disabilities61%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English64%

Math

All Students55%
Female students58%
Male students50%
Black students55%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities67%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English55%

Science

All Students64%
Female students58%
Male students71%
Black students65%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities87%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English64%
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".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2007-2008, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".

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 / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • School psychologist
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Cheryl L. Burke

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Standards-based
Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • School psychologist
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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  • Volunteer in the classroom
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3000 E Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23223
Phone: (804) 780-8392

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