2/10
St. Helena Elementary School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Virginia. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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ACADEMICS

4/10

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.

A worrisome sign:

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

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1/10

Test scores

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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
Math
41%
State avg: 82%
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English Reading
40%
State avg: 75%
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Science
37%
State avg: 79%
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Equity

1/10

Equity overview

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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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ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Black
94%
Two or more races
2%
Hispanic
2%
Native American
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%
White
<1%
Asian
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
346 :1
State avg: 350 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
71%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood

903 South Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23523
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