Hurt Park Elementary School

Hurt Park Elementary School serves 282 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Hurt Park Elementary School operates within the Roanoke City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 282 students
Hurt Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Hurt Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hurt Park Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 14:1 15:1
Hurt Park Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hurt Park Elementary School American Indian (2005-2012)
Asian
2%
6%
Hurt Park Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Hurt Park Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
79%
25%
Hurt Park Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
8%
53%
Hurt Park Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hurt Park Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hurt Park 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.
0.37 0.84
Hurt Park 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.
92%
32%
Hurt Park 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.
2%
7%
Hurt Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,092 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Roanoke City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
8
Number of Students Managed 13,092 3,801
Roanoke City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $180 MM $43 MM
Roanoke City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $187 MM $42 MM
Roanoke City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,642 $11,282
Roanoke City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,154 $11,065
Roanoke City 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 Patrick Henry High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Virginia Heights Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Roanoke Virginia Heights Elementary School
    1210 Amherst Ave Sw
    Roanoke , VA , 24015
    (540)853-2937
    0.8  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pound Red Onion State Prison
    Alternative School
    10800 H. Jack Rose Hwy
    Pound , VA , 24016
    (276)796-7510
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Roanoke Highland Park Elementary School
    1212 5th St Sw
    Roanoke , VA , 24016
    (540)853-2963
    1.2  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Roanoke Wasena Elementary School
    1125 Sherwood Ave Sw
    Roanoke , VA , 24015
    (540)853-2914
    1.2  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Roanoke Forest Park Academy
    Alternative School
    2730 Melrose Ave Nw
    Roanoke , VA , 24017
    (540)853-2923
    Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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