Bland County Elementary School

31 Rocket Drive
Bland, VA 24315
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Bland County Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Bland County Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bland County Elementary School's student population of 347 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Bland County Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Bland County Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#547 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
88%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
n/a
22%
White
96%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBland County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Bland County Elementary School is Bland County High School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sheffey Elementary School (10.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rocky Gap Bland County High School Math: 69% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 383 students
    9.6 miles
    176 Eagles Road
    Rocky Gap, VA 24366
    (276) 928-1100
    9.6 7-12 383
  • Wytheville Sheffey Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 251 students
    10.0 miles
    621 Piney Mt. Rd
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 699-1771
    10 PK-5 251
  • Wytheville Spiller Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
    10.6 miles
    330 Tazewell St
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-3561
    10.6 PK-5 683
  • Wytheville George Wythe High School Math: 91% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 441 students
    11.1 miles
    1 Maroon Way
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-3157
    11.1 9-12 441
  • Wytheville Scott Memorial Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 334 students
    11.1 miles
    950 S. Seventh St.
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276) 228-2851
    11.1 6-8 334

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