Appalachia Elementary School (Closed 2018)

3965 Kent Junction Road
Appalachia, VA
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 8% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Appalachia Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students307 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Appalachia Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Appalachia Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
90-94%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Appalachia 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)
(16-17)
80-84%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Appalachia 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 Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Appalachia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
2%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Appalachia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Appalachia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
92%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Appalachia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Appalachia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Appalachia Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.150.68
This chart display the diversity score of Appalachia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Appalachia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Appalachia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWise County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Appalachia Elementary School is Union High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Union Middle School (2.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Big Stone Gap Union Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 606 students
    2.7 miles
    3137 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-0195
    2.7 5-8 606
  • Big Stone Gap Union Primary School Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 786 students
    2.9 miles
    2945 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-4900
    2.9 PK-4 786
  • Big Stone Gap Union High School Math: 90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
    4.9 miles
    322 Powell Valley Road
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-1290
    4.9 9-12 678
  • Norton J.i. Burton High School Math: 71% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 306 students
    5.2 miles
    109 11th St
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276) 679-2554
    5.2 8-12 306
  • Norton Norton Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 492 students
    6.1 miles
    205 E Park Ave
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276) 679-0971
    6.1 PK-7 492
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