Falling Branch Elementary School

Falling Branch Elementary School serves 537 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Falling Branch Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 537 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 537 students
Falling Branch Elementary School Total Students (1993-2014)
Gender % Falling Branch Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Falling Branch Elementary School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Falling Branch Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Falling Branch Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Falling Branch Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
8%
23%
Falling Branch Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
84%
52%
Falling Branch Elementary School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Falling Branch Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Falling Branch Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.42
Falling Branch Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
33%
Falling Branch Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Falling Branch Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,380 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,707 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 9,723 3,815
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $111 MM $42 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $105 MM $42 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,380 $10,576
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,707 $10,658
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Christiansburg High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christiansburg Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • ChristiansburgIndependence Secondary
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    1.8 miles412 Roanoke St
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)381-6100
    1.8n/a
  • ChristiansburgAltern Ed Prgm/behav Disord Youth/montgomery
    Alternative School
    2.1 milesC/o Montgomery Co Public Schls
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)381-6116
    2.1n/a
  • BlacksburgBlacksburg Middle School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 829 students3109 Price's Fork Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5800
    2.56-8829
  • ChristiansburgChristiansburg Elementary School
    2.8 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 417 students160 Wades Ln
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)382-5172
    2.83-5417
  • ChristiansburgChristiansburg Primary
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 474 students240 Betty Dr
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)382-5175
    2.8PK-2474

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