School Details

John Kerr Elementary School

536 Jefferson Street, Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 662-3945
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-4 359 students 16 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

75%
70%
72%
57%
59%
65%
71%
73%
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
  • Winchester City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
62%
70%
75%
58%
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
  • Winchester City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

John Kerr Elementary School is a public elementary school in Winchester. The principal of John Kerr Elementary School is Dr. Nan Bryant. 359 students go to John Kerr Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 33% of the 359 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at John Kerr Elementary School is 16:1. Sacred Heart Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 69% 57%
Hispanic 16% 20%
Black, non-Hispanic 13% 19%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 46%

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