Blackwell Elementary



Blackwell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackwell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 269
K 70
1 60
2 78
3 63
4 64
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackwell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, VA in the Richmond City Public Schools. It enrolls 680 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackwell Elementary is the 274th largest public school in Virginia and the 8,940th largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,940th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 274th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,151st out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 831st out of 1,156

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Blackwell Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 362
(53%)
9,466
(51%)
 Female 318
(47%)
9,193
(49%)

Blackwell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 556
(82%)
13,721
(74%)
 Hispanic 77
(11%)
2,478
(13%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
282
(2%)
 White 10
(1%)
1,812
(10%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
336
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Blackwell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 651
(96%)
17,305
(93%)
 Not Eligible 29
(4%)
1,354
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Blackwell Elementary is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackwell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.7%) 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.

Blackwell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 510
2006 571
2007 627
2008 660
2009 631
2010 753
2011 798
2012 762
2013 656
2014 664
2015 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 9.8
2007 16.5
2008 17.4
2009 15.8
2010 17.9
2011 23.8
2012 24.6
2013 22.6
2014 22.9
2015 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64901960784314
2006 0.63047285464098
2007 0.55502392344498
2008 0.56818181818182
2009 0.60380348652932
2010 0.89508632138114
2011 0.90225563909774
2012 0.98031496062992
2013 0.87042682926829
2014 0.9683734939759
2015 0.95735294117647

Compare Blackwell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.7%
 

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