11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Colonial Heights
Colonial Heights is a city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, just south of the state capital of Richmond. The city was established in 1926 and is named after the Colonial Heights neighborhood in Richmond. Colonial Heights is known for its rich history and its many attractions, including the Colonial Heights Historic District, the Southpark Mall, and the Fort Lee Military Reservation. The city is also home to numerous parks and recreational facilities, including the Colonial Heights Municipal Park, the Fort Lee Historic Park, and the Colonial Heights Nature Center.
Colonial Heights is a vibrant community with a strong sense of pride and a commitment to preserving its history. The city is home to a variety of educational institutions, including Thomas Dale High School, Colonial Heights Middle School, and the Colonial Heights Public Library. There are also a number of churches, including the First Baptist Church of Colonial Heights and the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
The city of Colonial Heights is a great place to live, work, and play. With its rich history and numerous attractions, it is a great place to visit or call home.
8135 Balboa Ave.
Stockton, CA 95209
K – 8
Overview Colonial Heights
Colonial Heights serves 477 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Colonial Heights placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Colonial Heights
Colonial Heights is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Colonial Heights is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.