Atkins Elementary School

  • Atkins Elementary School serves 206 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Atkins Elementary School operates within the Smyth County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 206 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students206 students
Atkins Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Atkins Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Atkins Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeAtkins Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Atkins Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Atkins Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2009)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Atkins Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
2%
23%
Atkins Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
96%
52%
Atkins Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Atkins Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Atkins Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAtkins Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.080.66
Atkins Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
34%
Atkins Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Atkins Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Smyth County School District's student population of 4,553 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,204 in this district is less than the state average of $11,909. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,967 is less than the state average of $11,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSmyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed4,5533,466
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$49 MM$41 MM
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$48 MM$40 MM
Smyth County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,204$11,909
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$9,967$11,591
Smyth County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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