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Miles Jones Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 520 students

 

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Posted August 9, 2014

The school is very clean and modern, The teachers are very professional and hard working. The Space program gives the student a great opportunity to challenge themselves. The staff is courteous and the special needs programs are very helpful and caring towards the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2014

Great school and good environment. The staff is professional and nice. The current Principal is very nice and helpful. My kids all have gone here and still do. The Teachers are very helpful and do a great job. All the teachers my children have had so far have been very patient and have done an outstanding job teaching.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2014

Miles Jones has been a wonderful place for my kids. They have participated in the Space program and have made it into the IB program thanks to his amazing teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2014

Great Environment for my kids and great teachers and staff. Very satisfied with this school and their hard work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2014

Very satisfied with this school for my grand kids. They have a great Principal and very hard working Teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2013

I was very disappointed with the staff at this school. Many carry themselves like they are children/teenagers. There should also be a dress code for the teachers. Didn't want my children exposed to grown women in tight, short skirt s with their "parts" all out. There is constant screaming and arguing among the adults and kids. There is no organization or control. Don't be sorry later, your kids are your greatest investment, they deserve a chance to be in a great school. Don't enroll them here!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2013

This school is in need of new management. The children are out of control and administration does nothing to control them. The kids literally run around like wild animals yelling and screaming inside of the building. They have no respect for adults and don't follows directions given by the principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2012

My oldest son attending this school from prre-k thru 5th and my youngest son is currently there. I love the teachers, the administers and the office staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

DON'T GO TO THIS SCHOOL. My son has been assaulted twice (including being strangled). Admin did not punish the child that assaulted him nor did they bother to tell us that he was assaulted. I had to find out from him when we noticed the bruises all over his legs. A letter was sent to the school board ref to this incident. The 2 teachers my child had were awsome (only good thing about the school) there are no sports or activites for the children to do, and people wonder why violence is getting out of control. Parents only show up for school functions when there is 'free' stuff to get. There was a seminar done by Ms. Jordan for Bullying and about 20 people showed up. The next month they had some other seminar by the PTA with 'free' stuff and there wasn't even enough room to stand.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2009

This is one of the best schools I know of. I am happy that my child attend the school.
—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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
81%
History and Social Science

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

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
90%
English: Writing

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
91%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
90%
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 Students55%
Female students50%
Male students59%
Black students52%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities62%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English59%

Math

All Students52%
Female students46%
Male students57%
Black students43%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities64%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English51%

Science

All Students63%
Female students52%
Male students71%
Black students61%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English66%
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 Students26%
Female students28%
Male students24%
Black students21%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities26%
Students without disabilities26%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English26%

Math

All Students46%
Female students48%
Male students45%
Black students40%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English46%
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 Students33%
Female students30%
Male students35%
Black students31%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities38%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English33%

English: Writing

All Students46%
Female students45%
Male students48%
Black students42%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities41%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English46%

Math

All Students39%
Female students39%
Male students39%
Black students38%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities46%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English39%

Science

All Students58%
Female students47%
Male students72%
Black students60%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities61%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English58%
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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Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Gifted specialist(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Staff resources available to students
  • Gifted specialist(s)
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Shelia H. Scott

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Gifted specialist(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
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Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Drama
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
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200 Beaufont Hill Drive
Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 319-3185

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