School Details

Lightfoot Elementary School

11360 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Unionville, VA 22567
(540) 661-4520
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-5 298 students 18 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

65%
76%
72%
42%
58%
65%
82%
90%
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
  • Orange County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

77%
74%
70%
75%
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
  • Orange County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

77%
77%
73%
70%
69%
71%
70%
70%
69%
86%
85%
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
  • Orange County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
84%
78%

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
  • Orange County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Lightfoot Elementary School is a public elementary school in Unionville. The principal of Lightfoot Elementary School is Jewel Williams. 298 students go to Lightfoot Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 31% of the 298 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Lightfoot Elementary School is 18:1. Unionville Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 81% 74%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 14% 19%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1.0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 32%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    A great school the teachers are great. Maybe one or two are very strict but as one teacher said "They rule with an iron fist." Teachers and principal is attentive and bullying rarely happens. The children are happy and content as well as the parents. After fifth grade some kids go to locust Grove and others go to Prospect. So that creates a separating feeling with some of the kids although most go to Locust Grove.

  • (5 years ago)

    My son entered third grade five months ago and we've had a great experience. The principal is amazingly hands-on and the staff have been willing to help sort out my son's special needs which I really appreciate. My only complaint is that one staff member has been rude to both me and my son but otherwise our experience has been great.

  • (7 years ago)

    The new teachers are wonderful and the principal is the best. I wish my child didn't have to graduate!

  • (7 years ago)

    My son just finished 5th grade. He had 23 students in his class and close to the same in 4th grade. The classrooms are a little crowded. The 5th grade hallway is open. You have to walk through one classroom to get to the next. Right now you do get the best principle I have ever meet.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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