Tazewell Elementary School

175 Parkview Dr

Tazewell, VA 24651-1299

Tel: (276)988-4441
Grades PK-5
534 students
Tazewell Elementary School serves 534 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Tazewell Elementary School operates within the Tazewell County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 534 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 534 students
Tazewell Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Tazewell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Tazewell Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Tazewell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Tazewell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Tazewell Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Black
5%
23%
Tazewell Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
90%
52%
Tazewell Elementary School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Tazewell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Tazewell 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.
0.19 0.42
Tazewell Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
40%
33%
Tazewell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Tazewell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,345 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,046 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,084 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Tazewell County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 6,345 3,815
Tazewell County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $42 MM
Tazewell County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $62 MM $42 MM
Tazewell County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,046 $10,576
Tazewell County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,084 $10,658
Tazewell County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Graham High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Graham Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dudley Primary (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BluefieldDudley Primary
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 297 students1840 Tazewell Ave
    BluefieldVA 24605
    (276)326-1507
    0.8PK-2297
  • BluefieldGraham High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 556 students210 Valleydale
    BluefieldVA 24605
    (276)326-1235
    0.89-12556
  • BluefieldGraham Intermediate
    1.1 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 284 students808 Greever Ave
    BluefieldVA 24605
    (276)326-3737
    1.13-5284
  • BluefieldGraham Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 431 students1 Academic Circle
    BluefieldVA 24605
    (276)326-1101
    1.26-8431
  • BluefieldBluefield Middle School
    2.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 575 students2002 Stadium Dr
    BluefieldWV 24701
    (304)325-2481
    2.46-8575

School Reviews

There is a high teacher to student ratio, but the teachers all seem to care about the education of. All the students.
- Posted by Parent, 11/15/12

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