Rockfish River Elementary School

200 Chapel Hollow Rd

Afton, VA 22920

Tel: (434)361-1791
Grades: PK-5

416 students

Rockfish River Elementary School serves 416 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Rockfish River Elementary School operates within the Nelson County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 416 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 416 students
Rockfish River Elementary School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Rockfish River Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Rockfish River Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 14:1 15:1
Rockfish River Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2013)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Black
6%
25%
White
78%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Rockfish River Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rockfish River 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.
0.38 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.
43%
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.
6%
7%
Rockfish River Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,983 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Nelson County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
8
Number of Students Managed 1,983 3,801
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
Nelson County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,468 $11,282
Nelson County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,541 $11,065
Nelson County Public s School 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 Waynesboro High School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kate Collins Middle School (10 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Berkeley Glenn Elementary School (8.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WaynesboroBerkeley Glenn Elementary School
    1020 Jefferson Ave
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-4680
    8.5 mi | 348 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WaynesboroWaynesboro High School
    1200 Main St
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-4616
    8.5 mi | 863 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WaynesboroWenonah Elementary School
    125 North Bayard Ave
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-4660
    8.8 mi | 270 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WaynesboroWestwood Hills Elementary School
    548 Rosser Ave
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-4670
    9.6 mi | 476 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WaynesboroWayne Hills Center
    937 Fir St
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-4626
    9.8 mi | 159 students | Gr. PK                      

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Virginia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.