School Details

Greenbrier Intermediate School

1701 River Birch Run N, Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 578-7080
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-5 643 students 20 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

75%
73%
72%
56%
65%
65%
85%
87%
84%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chesapeake Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
71%
70%
74%
77%
75%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chesapeake Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
74%
73%
68%
73%
71%
73%
68%
69%
84%
82%
76%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Chesapeake Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Greenbrier Intermediate School is a public elementary school in Chesapeake. The principal of Greenbrier Intermediate School is Mr. Keith C. Hyater and can be contacted at Keith.Hyater@cpschools.com. 643 students go to Greenbrier Intermediate School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 19% of the 643 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Greenbrier Intermediate School is 20:1. Greenbrier Primary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 62% 55%
Hispanic 6% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 25% 35%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.9% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19% 26%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Greenbrier Intermediate is a great school and has a teaching staff that really cares! Our four children have attended the school. Our youngest is still a student there and he loves it! The staff & the PTA have worked together over the years to make sure that the students have the latest technology to learn with terrific books in the library and even a courtyard area to study nature first hand. This is a wonderful school and we are glad our children were part of the GRI family!

  • (2 years ago)

    The school is ok but not great to me. My son had an awesome year for 3rd grade. His teacher was amazing...4th grade had some issues...teacher was basically letting kids run the class and the teacher had her "favorite" students which got away with everything...I had never heard so much tattling in my life....The principal well lets just say he stands behind whatever the teacher says ( you know teachers are never wrong--ugh) 5th grade well I have learned the kids are required to carry a book around and read at every idol moment..according to the teacher it is requested by the principal. Research on recess indicates that school-age children are more attentive in the classroom after recess than before it. Page 433 in Seventh Edition of Infants Children and Adolescents by Laura E. Berk. I feel the kids don't get enough recess and if they keep pushing this reading a book in the hallway on the way to the bathroom...its will backfire and cause the kids to hate reading!

  • (2 years ago)

    GBI is an exceelent school. My older son went through the school and now my youngest is. The staff and principal are excellent and you can feel the school spirit as soon as you walk in the door. The ladies in the front office are always welcoming with a big smile. The PTA is outstanding offering tons of activities and programs throughout the year with numerous times to volunteer. If you have a problem it is dealt with quickly and professionally! We are excited for another year to start!

  • (2 years ago)

    First year in VA and my daughter is in 3rd here and she loves it! Mrs. Hall is a fantastic teacher!!! The only thing is I do not like how the school does things and if you are used to volunteering all the time FORGET IT! I am so used to going in and helping out (have 3 other kids also) this school will barely let you through the door during instruction time. Oh well at least security wise it is a good thing. I have seen growth in my little one. She is not "gifted" but holds her own and gets extra help when needed. AB honor roll for the first time! YAY! One more thing PE is the best ever here the coach really teaches them not just to run around...they teach about muscles and health. All in all my husband and I have been pleased -)

  • (5 years ago)

    I say this is one of the worst schools I have been to unless you are Gifted and Talented but if you aren't ugh!

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