Atkins Elementary School

Atkins Elementary School serves 216 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Atkins Elementary School operates within the Smyth County School District.

Overview

The student population of 216 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 216 students
Atkins Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Atkins Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 16:1 15:1
Atkins Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
98%
53%
Atkins Elementary School White (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.04 0.41
Atkins 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.
52%
32%
Atkins 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.
12%
6%
Atkins Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,845 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,845 3,850
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,089 $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 Marion Senior High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marion Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion Primary (5.6 miles away)
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  • MarionMarion Primary
    1142 Highland Dr
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-3021
    5.6 mi | 481 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • MarionMarion Senior High School
    848 Stage St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-4731
    5.9 mi | 716 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MarionMarion Int. Elementary School
    820 Stage St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-2609
    5.9 mi | 399 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • MarionMarion Middle School
    134 Wilden St
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-4466
    6.3 mi | 519 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MarionSouthwestern Va Mental Health Institute
    Special Education School
    340 Bagley Circle
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)783-1222
    Special Education School

    6.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      

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