Atkins Elementary School serves 186 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Atkins 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 186 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 10%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in VA
- Math Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Atkins Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Atkins Elementary School's student population of 186 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Atkins Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Atkins Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1495 out of 1792 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Atkins Elementary School's ranking?
Atkins Elementary School is ranked #1495 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Atkins Elementary School?
186 students attend Atkins Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Atkins Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Atkins Elementary School?
Atkins Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Atkins Elementary School offer ?
Atkins Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Atkins Elementary School part of?
Atkins Elementary School is part of Smyth County Public Schools School District.
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