Appalachia Elementary School (Closed 2018)
Appalachia Elementary School served 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 90-94% (which was higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-84% (which was approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 8% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
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