J. L. Francis Elementary School

5146 Snead Rd, Richmond, VA 23224 | (804) 745-3702
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 507
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2.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 507
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 263 (51.9%)
  • Females: 244 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 377 (74.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 412 (81.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
J. L. Francis Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For J. L. Francis Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade8516.8%
2nd Grade8316.4%
3rd Grade7915.6%
4th Grade6613.0%
5th Grade8015.8%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2.5

2.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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6 reviews for J. L. Francis Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on February 08, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is the worst they do not take the time to work with the children, my daughter is behind in reading and in the second grade. i teach her at home and they tell her at school she is doing it wrong. they make learning very hard to understand and have very little patience with the students.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 08, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was a student a J.L. Francis and I accomplished alot from the teaching staff and administration, and now I'm an active parent at this school and my son was able to endure all needed academics and more I can't speak for each individual teacher but my childs teacher Mrs. Gilbert-Greene and Mrs. Brown did an exceptional job with my second grader.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 12, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is terrible, The principle does not give messages to the teachers from the parents, they dont care about those children, I saw one teacher putting her dirty hands on a student to cover his mouth, that is very unsanitary. Ms. Light foot is a nice person, she really shows parents respect, she helps them, this review doesn't reflect her. I want to support my child academically I am an active parent at J.L. Francis.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 19, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Wow, I must say Im scared to put my child in JL francis, alot of teachers now really dont care about the kids learning just ready to put a label on them and call it a day ,but I refuse to let it happens to mine,I will go all the way to make sure my child is treated well and him do well to others and my child gets a good education.JL Francis step your A game up
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 17, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I would have to say that the first comment had to be posted by someone who works there.
    The School should be closed. Period.
    Mislabeling Children on I.E.P.'s having to go through so much trouble to have your child RE-EVALUATED by people who actually care and get it all changed, well needless to say, JL FRANCIS needs to be closed.
    They dont care about the kids, atleast the admin doesnt, poor teachers are treated like crap...
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 26, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is disgusting

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