Of the many public elementary schools in Virginia, Long Branch Elementary does quite well regarding academic excellence, focus on diversity as well as the creation of a friendly environment for the students and the teachers. The teachers dedicate their time to the students, paying particular attention to those who need it and the principal is open to new ideas from the parents. Thus, the school can provide seamless transitions from one level to another as both the parents and students enjoy the support that the administration has in place. You can think of this school as part of a larger family where the parents and the community have an opportunity to impart values in the children through the numerous social activities in the establishment.
The school currently ranks as the 34th best school compared to the hundreds of others in Virginia with at least 597 students enrolled in grades PK to K-5. The current student to teacher ratio stands at 13 to 1, thus enabling each student to get adequate attention from the teaching staff. The teachers are not only qualified, but they are also dedicated in their work, making them rank as twelfth of all the teachers in Virginia. The present state test scores show that at least 90% of the enrolled students are good at reading while another 86% do well in math.
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