4/10
O B Gates Elementary School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Virginia. Students here are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform about average on state tests.

ACADEMICS

5/10

Academic progress

How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

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One key way the best schools help all students learn is by giving them voice and choice.

6/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English Reading
76%
State avg: 75%
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Math
82%
State avg: 81%
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Science
78%
State avg: 79%
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Equity

2/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
1%
32%
Academic Progress
21%
70%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
61%
Black
22%
Hispanic
8%
Two or more races
7%
Asian
1%
Native American
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
764 :1
State avg: 350 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood

10001 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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