Prices Fork Elementary School

4021 Prices Fork Rd,

Blacksburg, VA, 24060-1985

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

231 students

Prices Fork Elementary School serves 231 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Prices Fork Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 231 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 231 students
Prices Fork Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Prices Fork Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Prices Fork Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Prices Fork Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Prices Fork Elementary School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Prices Fork Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
1%
25%
Prices Fork Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
90%
53%
Prices Fork Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Prices Fork Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Prices Fork 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.
0.19 0.84
Prices Fork 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.
30%
32%
Prices Fork 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.
9%
7%
Prices Fork Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,592 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
6
Number of Students Managed 9,592 3,926
Montgomery County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $112 MM n/a
Montgomery County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $107 MM n/a
Montgomery County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,525 $0
Montgomery County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $0
Montgomery 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 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
  • Blacksburg Blacksburg High School
    3109 Prices Fork Rd
    Blacksburg , VA , 24060
    (540)951-5706
    0.6  mi  |  1090  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Blacksburg Kipps Elementary School
    2801 Prices Fork Rd
    Blacksburg , VA , 24060
    (540)951-5760
    0.7  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Blacksburg Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gilbert Linkous Elementary School
    813 Toms Creek Rd
    Blacksburg , VA , 24060
    (540)951-5726
    2.5  mi  |  360  students  |  Gr.  -5
  • Blacksburg Margaret Beeks Elementary School
    709 Airport Rd
    Blacksburg , VA , 24060
    (540)951-5700
    3.1  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Blacksburg Harding Avenue Elementary School
    429 Harding Ave
    Blacksburg , VA , 24060
    (540)951-5732
    3.2  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  KG-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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