School Details

Coleman Place Elementary School

2445 Palmyra St., Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 852-4641
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 800 students 16 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

65%
64%
72%
47%
50%
65%
66%
69%
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
  • Norfolk City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
58%
70%
66%
59%
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
  • Norfolk City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
61%
73%
61%
60%
71%
65%
58%
69%
62%
64%
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
  • Norfolk City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Coleman Place Elementary School is a public elementary school in Norfolk. The principal of Coleman Place Elementary School is Mr. Callie Richardson. 800 students go to Coleman Place Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 74% of the 800 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Coleman Place Elementary School is 16:1. Sherwood Forest Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Rugby
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 86% 63%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 10% 23%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74% 58%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    This school is awesome!! The staff is extremely focused on giving each child an educational based curriculum while fostering responsible citizens!! This school is awesome!!

  • (11 months ago)

    Excellent facilities and teachers. Just does not have the after school study programs to help the students that need it.

  • (2 years ago)

    We've had so many problems with bullying at this school. The principal doesn't take it seriously.

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school! My daughter is about to start her 3rd year and I couldnt be happier! The principal office staff teachers and couselors are all great and have a geniune concern and intrest in their students! I know that my daughter is in good hands when I send her off to school in the morning

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

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