Walker Upper Elementary School

1564 Dairy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903 | (434) 245-2412
  • Grades: 5-6
  • Student Enrollment: 549
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  • Mailing Address: 1564 Dairy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 549
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 273 (49.7%)
  • Females: 246 (44.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 31 (5.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 266 (48.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 297 (54.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Walker Upper Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black24043.7%
Asian254.6%
Hispanic254.6%
White22841.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Walker Upper Elementary School
  Number Percent
5th Grade28952.6%
6th Grade26047.4%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Walker Upper Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on SOL state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Writing

SOL - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201079.0%77.0%90.0%
200987.0%86.0%92.0%
200880.0%80.0%89.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201084.0%82.0%90.0%
200988.0%87.0%90.0%
200877.0%77.0%88.0%
 
Science Test
201086.0%84.0%88.0%
200989.0%89.0%88.0%
200886.0%86.0%88.0%
 
Writing Test
201079.0%77.0%88.0%
200971.0%70.0%86.0%
200879.0%79.0%87.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201080.0%79.0%88.0%
200986.0%85.0%86.0%
200885.0%84.0%85.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201074.0%74.0%77.0%
200982.0%81.0%73.0%
200867.0%66.0%68.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

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