Prices Fork Elementary School

Prices Fork Elementary School serves 420 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Prices Fork Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 420 students has grown by 94% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 420 students
Prices Fork Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Prices Fork Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Prices Fork Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Prices Fork Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 12:1 16:1
Prices Fork Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Prices Fork Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
4%
23%
Prices Fork Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
87%
52%
Prices Fork Elementary School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Prices Fork Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Prices Fork 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.
0.24 0.42
Prices Fork 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.
43%
33%
Prices Fork 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%
Prices Fork 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 Blacksburg High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipps Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BlacksburgBlacksburg High School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1139 students3401 Bruin Ln
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5706
    0.69-121139
  • BlacksburgKipps Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 372 students2801 Prices Fork Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5760
    0.7PK-5372
  • Blacksburg Gilbert Linkous Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 369 students813 Toms Creek Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5726
    2.5PK-5369
  • BlacksburgMargaret Beeks Elementary School
    3.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 440 students709 Airport Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5700
    3.1PK-5440
  • BlacksburgHarding Avenue Elementary School
    3.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 279 students429 Harding Ave
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5732
    3.2PK-5279

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I love going there it is amazing especially the fifth grade.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 05/12/14

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