School Details

Carver Elementary School

220 Trott Circle, Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 957-2226
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 523 students 17 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

71%
73%
72%
44%
55%
65%
76%
86%
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
  • Henry County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
71%
70%
57%
72%
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
  • Henry County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
71%
73%
78%
68%
71%
83%
72%
69%
88%
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
  • Henry County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Carver Elementary School is a public elementary school in Martinsville. The principal of Carver Elementary School is Mrs. Judy Edmonds. 523 students attend Carver Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 61% of the 523 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Carver Elementary School is 17:1. John Redd Smith Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 72% 66%
Black, non-Hispanic 20% 24%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 54%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Fully accredited for the 2008 - 2009 school year and met the state of Virginia's Average Yearly Progress standards. Great school in a great town!

  • (5 years ago)

    Great school with dedicated teachers and administration! The PTO is very active and is working very hard to increase parent participation.

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Overall score

(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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