Tye River Elementary School

Tye River Elementary School serves 491 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Tye River Elementary School operates within the Nelson County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 491 students
Tye River Elementary School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Tye River Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Tye River Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Tye River Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Tye River Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Tye River Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
18%
23%
Tye River Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
72%
52%
Tye River Elementary School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Tye River Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.45 0.42
Tye River Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
50%
33%
Tye River Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Tye River Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Nelson County School District's student population of 1,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,027 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,098 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,971 3,815
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,027 $10,576
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,098 $10,658
Nelson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 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
    Grades: 9-12 | 611 students
    1.1 miles
    6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-8317
    1.19-12611
  • LovingstonNelson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
    1.1 miles
    6925 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-4801
    1.16-8445
  • Amherst Temperance Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 85 students
    9.7 miles
    1981 Lowesville Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-2811
    9.7PK-585
  • AmherstAmherst Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 313 students
    11.7 miles
    156 Davis St
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-9704
    11.7PK-5313
  • AmherstAmherst Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 382 students
    12.3 miles
    165 Gordons Fairground Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-0691
    12.36-8382

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