Amelon Elementary School

132 Amer Court
Madison Heights, VA 24572
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Amelon Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Amelon 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Amelon Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Amelon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Amelon Elementary School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1332 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
64%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmherst County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Amelon Elementary School is Central Va. Training Center (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Monelison Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Heights Monelison Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
    0.9 miles
    257 Trojan Rd
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    (434) 846-1307
    0.9 6-8 555
  • Madison Heights Madison Heights Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
    2.6 miles
    287 Learning Lane
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    (434) 846-2151
    2.6 PK-5 435
  • Lynchburg Central Va. Training Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    3.4 miles
    521 Colony Road
    Lynchburg, VA 24505
    (804) 947-6000
    3.4 PK-12 n/a
  • Lynchburg Lynchburg City Secondary Alternative Alternative School

    4.5 miles
    915 Court Street, Po Box 2497
    Lynchburg, VA 24505
    (434) 522-3700
    4.5 n/a n/a
  • Lynchburg Dearington Elementary/innovation Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 183 students
    4.6 miles
    210 Smyth St
    Lynchburg, VA 24501
    (434) 515-5220
    4.6 PK-5 183

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