Park Avenue Elementary School

Tel: (434)799-6452
Grades: KG-5

432 students

Park Avenue Elementary School serves 432 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Park Avenue Elementary School operates within the Danville City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 432 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade Park Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
7%
12%
Black
55%
25%
White
33%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Park Avenue Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Park Avenue Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.41
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.
65%
32%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,405 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Danville City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 6,405 3,801
District Total Revenue $76 MM $43 MM
Danville City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $42 MM
Danville City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,563 $11,282
Danville City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,391 $11,065
Danville City Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is George Washington High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is O. Trent Bonner Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schoolfield Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DanvilleSchoolfield Elementary School
    1400 West Main St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6455
    1.2 mi | 379 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Forest Hills Elementary School
    155 Mountain View Ave
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6430
    1.4 mi | 239 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanvilleO. Trent Bonner Middle School
    300 Apollo Ave
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-6446
    1.6 mi | 560 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • DanvilleGeorge Washington High School
    701 Broad St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6410
    1.7 mi | 1363 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DanvilleAdult & Career Education Center
    Alternative School
    141 Goode St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6471
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Did You Know?
Danville, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Danville is East Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.