James Hurst Elementary



James Hurst Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Hurst Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 121
1 102
2 91
3 102
4 81
5 83
6 88
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Hurst Elementary is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, VA in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. It enrolls 669 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Hurst Elementary is the 288th largest public school in Virginia and the 9,493rd largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 669
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,493rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 288th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 996th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 475th out of 1,156

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former JHE Alumni

James Hurst Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 343
(51%)
4,481
(51%)
 Female 326
(49%)
4,359
(49%)

James Hurst Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Black 467
(70%)
6,250
(71%)
 White 140
(21%)
1,908
(22%)
 Two or More 31
(5%)
275
(3%)
 Hispanic 24
(4%)
269
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)

James Hurst Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 666
(100%)
6,511
(74%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
2,046
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
283
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, James Hurst Elementary is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Hurst Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

James Hurst Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 758
2006 799
2007 824
2008 704
2009 693
2010 623
2011 760
2012 778
2013 703
2014 712
2015 669

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.8
2007 21.7
2008 20.7
2009 21
2010 20.8
2011 21.7
2012 20.5
2013 19.5
2014 18.7
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72295514511873
2006 0.66332916145181
2007 0.6371359223301
2008 0.671875
2009 0.74025974025974
2010 0.81540930979133
2011 0.83421052631579
2012 0.68766066838046
2013 0.8221906116643
2014 0.7752808988764
2015 0.99551569506726

Compare James Hurst Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
James Hurst Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public PK - 06 669 19.1:1  
Victory Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public KG - 06 564 17.1:1 2 miles
Faith Diamond Christian Academy
Chesapeake, VA
Private PK - 05 67 5:1 2 miles
Douglass Park Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public KG - 06 761 17.3:1 2 miles
Portsmouth Christian School
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - 12 575 13:1 2 miles
Brighton Elementary
Portsmouth, VA
Public KG - 06 508 14.9:1 2 miles
G a Treakle Elementary
Chesapeake, VA
Public PK - 05 513 13.1:1 2 miles
Emily Spong Preschool Center
Portsmouth, VA
Public PK - PK 163 13.6:1 2 miles
Tinker Bell Daycare
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - KG 76 18:1 3 miles
Court Street Academy
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - 08 140 14:1 3 miles
Portsmouth Catholic Regional School
Portsmouth, VA
Private PK - 08 181 11:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.