Tye River Elementary School

5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy

Arrington, VA 22922-2637

Grades: PK-5

502 students

Tye River Elementary School serves 502 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Tye River Elementary School operates within the Nelson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 502 students
Tye River Elementary School Total Students (1996-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Tye River Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade Tye River Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 14:1 15:1
Tye River Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Tye River Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Tye River Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
18%
24%
Tye River Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
White
70%
53%
Tye River Elementary School White Students (1996-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Tye River Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tye River Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.48 0.41
Tye River Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
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.
48%
32%
Tye River Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
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%
Tye River Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,992 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,468 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,541 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,992 3,850
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,468 $11,282
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,541 $11,065
Nelson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Nelson County High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nelson Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Temperance Elementary School (9.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LovingstonNelson County High School
    6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-8317
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 597 students                      
  • LovingstonNelson Middle School
    6925 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-4801
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 473 students                      
  • Amherst Temperance Elementary School
    1981 Lowesville Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-2811
    9.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 76 students                      
  • AmherstAmherst Elementary School
    156 Davis St
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-9704
    11.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 319 students                      
  • AmherstAmherst Middle School
    165 Gordons Fairground Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-0691
    12.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 410 students                      

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