7030 Abb's Valley Road
Boissevain, VA 24606
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School serves 167 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Abb's Valley-boissevain Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1137 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Black
2%
22%
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White
96%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
12%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 167 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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