Sandusky Elementary School

Sandusky Elementary School serves 391 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Sandusky Elementary School operates within the Lynchburg City School District.

Overview

The student population of 391 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 391 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 18:1 15:1
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
8%
12%
Black
34%
24%
White
44%
53%
Two or more races
11%
4%
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.
0.68 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.
51%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,576 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lynchburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,576 3,850
District Total Revenue $102 MM $43 MM
District Spending $100 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,786 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,632 $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 Heritage High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sandusky Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perrymont Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LynchburgSandusky Middle School
    805 Chinook Place
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1120
    0.2 mi | 581 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LynchburgHutcherson Early Lrng. Center
    Alternative School
    409 Perrymont Ave
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)522-3756
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • LynchburgPerrymont Elementary School
    409 Perrymont Ave
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1100
    0.9 mi | 405 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LynchburgCentral Virginia Gov. School
    Magnet School
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1104
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • LynchburgHeritage High School
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1147
    1.3 mi | 1041 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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