School Details

Harrington Waddell Elementary School

100 Pendleton Place, Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-5353
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 336 students 14 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

70%
70%
72%
70%
70%
65%
88%
88%
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
  • Lexington City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
76%
70%
83%
83%
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
  • Lexington City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
88%
73%
87%
87%
71%
80%
80%
69%
88%
88%
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
  • Lexington City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Harrington Waddell Elementary School is a public elementary school in Lexington. The principal of Harrington Waddell Elementary School is Mrs. Lisa Clark. 336 students go to Harrington Waddell Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 16% of the 336 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Harrington Waddell Elementary School is 14:1. Central Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 84% 79%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 16% 16%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Like a private school maybe better. The teachers are all great the parent very involved a total home run.

  • (6 years ago)

    my son went to a private school before we moved here. every morning was a struggle to get him to go but over here he was eager to go to class each morning. the principal is wonderful his teacher was amazing i can't say enough wonderful things about this school.

  • (10 years ago)

    This is an excellent school! They are small and they can take time with the kids for help.

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Overall score

(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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