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Running our road to success!

William Ramsay Elementary School was built in 1957, with additions built in 1963, 1977, 1990, and 2001. In addition to grades PreK-5, this facility also serves the community with a newly built modern community recreation center. William Ramsay takes great pride in the dedication and commitment of its staff, the diversity of its student population, the assistance provided by our business partners and the support of parents and other members of our community.

William Ramsay Elementary School students are culturally competent citizens who are self-empowered and committed to their success as life-long learners.

Our team at William Ramsay Elementary School is committed to building strong relationships and developing the whole child through effective collaboration in an inclusive learning environment that focuses on real-world applications of knowledge and leads our students to global success.

School Hours

8:00 a.m.–2:35 p.m.

Special Events

  • Awards Assemblies

  • Back to School Nights

  • Book Fairs

  • Curriculum Nights

  • International Night

  • Parent-Student Thanksgiving Luncheon

  • Talent Show

  • PTA Funded Events

William Ramsay Data

William Ramsay Elementary School is fully accredited. To learn more, review the Virginia School Report Card on the Virginia Department of Education Web site or review recent test scores.

Student Body Demographics

Enrollment: 598

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%

  • Asian: 10%

  • Black or African American: 25%

  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

  • White: 7%

  • Hispanic: 56%

  • Multi-racial: 2%

Special Programs
  • Eligible for free or reduced price meals: 67.8%

  • Students requiring English Learners (EL) services: 62%

  • Students receiving special education services: 10%

School Faculty

Number of Licensed Staff: 62
With postgraduate degrees: 74%