Prices Fork Elementary School

4021 Prices Fork Rd

Blacksburg, VA 24060-1985

Tel: (540)951-5736
Grades: PK-5

384 students

Prices Fork Elementary School serves 384 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Prices Fork Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 384 students has grown by 75% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 384 students
Prices Fork Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Prices Fork Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Prices Fork Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 11:1 15:1
Prices Fork Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Prices Fork Elementary School Asian (2003-2013)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Prices Fork Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
5%
24%
Prices Fork Elementary School Black (1993-2013)
White
86%
53%
Prices Fork Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Prices Fork Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.41
Prices Fork 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.
42%
32%
Prices Fork 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.
6%
6%
Prices Fork 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 Blacksburg High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipps Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BlacksburgBlacksburg High School
    3109 Prices Fork Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5706
    0.6 mi | 1161 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BlacksburgKipps Elementary School
    2801 Prices Fork Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5760
    0.7 mi | 372 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BlacksburgHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gilbert Linkous Elementary School
    813 Toms Creek Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5726
    2.5 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BlacksburgMargaret Beeks Elementary School
    709 Airport Rd
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5700
    3.1 mi | 423 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BlacksburgHarding Avenue Elementary School
    429 Harding Ave
    BlacksburgVA 24060
    (540)951-5732
    3.2 mi | 264 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended May 12, 2014 - I love going there it is amazing especially the fifth grade. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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