School Details

Sheffield Elementary School

115 Kenwood Place, Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 582-1115
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 513 students 15 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

70%
67%
72%
67%
59%
65%
88%
77%
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
  • Lynchburg City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
62%
70%
41%
66%
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
  • Lynchburg City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
65%
73%
45%
59%
71%
31%
57%
69%
55%
58%
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
  • Lynchburg City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sheffield Elementary School is a public elementary school in Lynchburg. The principal of Sheffield Elementary School is Ms. Diane S. Swain. 513 students attend Sheffield Elementary School and are mostly Asian/Pacific Islander; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 63% of the 513 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Sheffield Elementary School is 15:1. Sandusky Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 55% 53%
White, non-Hispanic 35% 40%
Hispanic 1% 2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 53%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My kids and now my grand kids have all gone to Sheffield...great school!!!!! Great teachers!

  • (3 years ago)

    A great school! The staff is caring and accomodating. My children are excelling academically and socially.

  • (3 years ago)

    Our family is relocating after only a year here in Lynchburg back to the state of NC due to my husband's job. One of the highlights of Kristopher and Kristian's experience here in Lynchburg is attending Sheffield Elementary. Thank you Ms. Swain for being so caring and professional. Thank you Ms. Sipes for the time and effort you invested in Kaleb. Kudos to Ms. Ferguson Ms. Pilch Ms. Carroll Ms. Tune & Ms. GETTINGER!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    I give this school a five star its staff is very nice and respectfull.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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