Snow Creek Elementary School

5393 Snow Creek Rd

Penhook, VA 24137-1388

Tel: (540)483-5599
Grades: PK-5

218 students

Snow Creek Elementary School serves 218 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Snow Creek Elementary School operates within the Franklin County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 218 students
Snow Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Snow Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Snow Creek 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 0.38 is less 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
Snow Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Snow Creek Elementary School Asian (1993-2005)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Snow Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
11%
25%
Snow Creek Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
78%
53%
Snow Creek Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.38 0.41
Snow Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
53%
32%
Snow Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
11%
7%
Snow Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,530 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Franklin County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 7,530 3,801
Franklin County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $43 MM
Franklin County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $89 MM $42 MM
Franklin County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,358 $11,282
Franklin County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,985 $11,065
Franklin County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chatham High School (8.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Laurel Park Middle School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sontag Elementary School (8.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Martinsville Breaking Barriers Alternative Ed/henry Co
    Alternative School
    340 Ridgedale Dr
    Martinsville , VA 24112
    (540)634-4717
    Alternative School
    8.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Rocky Mount Sontag Elementary School
    3101 Sontag Rd
    Rocky Mount , VA 24151
    (540)483-5667
    8.8  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chatham Chatham High School
    100 Cavalier Circle
    Chatham , VA 24531
    (434)432-8305
    8.8  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chatham Piedmont Governor Sch. For Math./sci./tech.
    100 Cavalier Circl
    Chatham , VA 24531
    (276)656-0249
    9.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Martinsville Laurel Park Middle School
    280 Laurel Park Ave
    Martinsville , VA 24112
    (276)632-7216
    9.5  mi  |  764  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Franklin County, 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 0.25, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Franklin County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.