Blackstone Primary

  • Blackstone Primary serves 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Blackstone Primary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Blackstone Primary's student population of 469 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackstone Primary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackstone Primary is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1130 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
47%
23%
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White
39%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackstone Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNottoway Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Crewe Nottoway High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 617 students
    5.7 miles
    5267 Old Nottoway Rd
    Crewe, VA 23930
    (434)292-5373
    5.7 9-12 617
  • Crewe Nottoway Intermediate
    Grades: 5-6 | 302 students
    5.7 miles
    5285 Old Nottoway Road
    Crewe, VA 23930
    (434)292-5353
    5.7 5-6 302
  • Crewe Nottoway Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 324 students
    5.7 miles
    5279 Old Nottoway Rd
    Crewe, VA 23930
    (434)292-5375
    5.7 7-8 324
  • Crewe Crewe Primary
    Grades: 1-4 | 321 students
    8.1 miles
    1953 Sunnyside Rd
    Crewe, VA 23930
    (434)645-8149
    8.1 1-4 321
  • Kenbridge Kenbridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    9.9 miles
    215 Nottoway Falls Rd
    Kenbridge, VA 23944
    (434)676-2491
    9.9 PK-5 375

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