Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School

1001 Henson Ave

Pearisburg, VA 24134-1930

Tel: (540)921-1363
Grades: PK-7

495 students

Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School serves 495 students in grades PK-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School operates within the Giles County School District.

Overview

The student population of 495 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-7
Total Students 495 students
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Macy Mcclaugherty Combined 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 0.08 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
White
96%
53%
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School Sch 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.
0.08 0.41
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
41%
32%
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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%
6%
Macy Mcclaugherty Combined Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,448 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Giles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,448 3,850
District Total Revenue $28 MM $43 MM
District Spending $26 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,824 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,210 $11,065
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 Giles High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peterstown Middle School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Narrows Elem./mid. Elementary School (4.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PearisburgGiles High School
    1825 Wenonah Ave
    PearisburgVA 24134
    (540)921-1711
    0.5 mi | 667 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • PearisburgGiles County Technical Center
    Vocational School
    1827 Wenonah Ave
    PearisburgVA 24134
    (540)921-1166
    Vocational School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NarrowsNarrows Elem./mid. Elementary School
    401 Wolf St
    NarrowsVA 24124
    (540)726-2391
    4.1 mi | 507 students | Gr. KG-7                      
  • NarrowsNarrows High School
    1 Green Wave Ln
    NarrowsVA 24124
    (540)726-2384
    4.3 mi | 304 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • PeterstownPeterstown Elementary School
    108 College Dr
    PeterstownWV 24963
    (304)753-4328
    6.4 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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