Falling Branch Elementary School

735 Falling Branch Rd

Christiansburg, VA 24073-7301

Tel: (540)381-6145
Grades: PK-5

540 students

Falling Branch Elementary School serves 540 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Falling Branch Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 540 students
Falling Branch Elementary School Total Students (1993-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Falling Branch Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 12:1 15:1
Falling Branch Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Falling Branch Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
6%
24%
Falling Branch Elementary School Black (1993-2013)
White
87%
53%
Falling Branch Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Falling Branch Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Falling Branch 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.
0.24 0.41
Falling Branch 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.
34%
32%
Falling Branch 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.
11%
6%
Falling Branch Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,742 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 9,742 3,850
District Total Revenue $112 MM $43 MM
District Spending $107 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,525 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,970 $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 Christiansburg High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christiansburg Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChristiansburgIndependence Secondary
    Alternative School
    412 Roanoke St
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)381-6100
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ChristiansburgAltern Ed Prgm/behav Disord Youth/montgomery
    Alternative School
    C/o Montgomery Co Public Schls
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)381-6116
    Alternative School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ChristiansburgBlacksburg Middle School
    208 College St
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)951-5800
    2.1 mi | 811 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ChristiansburgChristiansburg Elementary School
    Wades Ln And Betty Dr
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)382-5172
    2.3 mi | 413 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • ChristiansburgChristiansburg Primary
    240 Betty Dr
    ChristiansburgVA 24073
    (540)382-5175
    2.3 mi | 462 students | Gr. PK-2                      

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