Fallon Park Elementary School

Fallon Park Elementary School serves 676 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Fallon Park Elementary School operates within the Roanoke City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 676 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 676 students
Fallon Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fallon Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Fallon Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Fallon Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more 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 16:1 16:1
Fallon Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Fallon Park Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
16%
13%
Fallon Park Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
24%
23%
Fallon Park Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
53%
52%
Fallon Park Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Fallon Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.64 0.42
Fallon Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
81%
33%
Fallon Park 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%
Fallon Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Roanoke City School District's student population of 13,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,101 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,969 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Roanoke City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
4
Number of Students Managed 13,534 3,815
Roanoke City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $170 MM $42 MM
Roanoke City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $168 MM $42 MM
Roanoke City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,101 $10,576
Roanoke City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,969 $10,658
Roanoke City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 William Byrd High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stonewall Jackson Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morningside Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • RoanokeStonewall Jackson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 620 students
    0.8 miles
    1004 Montrose Ave Se
    RoanokeVA 24013
    (540)853-6040
    0.86-8620
  • RoanokeMorningside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 307 students
    1 miles
    1716 Wilson Ave Se
    RoanokeVA 24013
    (540)853-2991
    1PK-5307
  • RoanokeAddison Aerospace Magnet Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 628 students
    1.8 miles
    1220 5th St Nw
    RoanokeVA 24016
    (540)853-2681
    1.86-8628
  • RoanokeLincoln Terrace Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 295 students
    1.8 miles
    1802 Liberty Rd Nw
    RoanokeVA 24012
    (540)853-2994
    1.8KG-5295
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    1.8 miles
    10800 H. Jack Rose Hwy
    RoanokeVA 24016
    (276)796-7510
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