Back Creek Elementary School

7130 Bent Mountain Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Back Creek Elementary School serves 312 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Back Creek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Back Creek Elementary School's student population of 312 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Back Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Back Creek Elementary School is 0.13, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#270 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85-89%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
93%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Back Creek Elementary School is Hidden Valley High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cave Spring Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cave Spring Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Cave Spring Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 488 students
    3.4 miles
    5404 Springlawn Ave
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540) 772-7558
    3.4 PK-5 488
  • Roanoke Cave Spring Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
    3.4 miles
    4880 Brambleton Ave
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540) 772-7560
    3.4 6-8 764
  • Roanoke Hidden Valley High School Math: 93% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 882 students
    3.4 miles
    5000 Titan Trail
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540) 776-7320
    3.4 9-12 882
  • Roanoke Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    3.9 miles
    5005 Grandin Rd Extension
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540) 772-7580
    3.9 PK-5 419
  • Roanoke Cave Spring High School Math: 92% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,023 student
    4.1 miles
    3712 Chaparral Dr
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540) 772-7550
    4.1 9-12 1,023

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