Amelon Elementary School

  • Amelon Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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 69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Amelon Elementary School's student population of 473 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amelon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amelon Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1453 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
23%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
63%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amelon Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.540.68
This chart display the diversity score of Amelon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amelon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmherst Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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