5437 Crumpacker Dr
Roanoke, VA 24019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bonsack Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bonsack 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bonsack Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bonsack Elementary School's student population of 352 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Bonsack Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bonsack Elementary School is 0.29, 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
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#247 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
8%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
84%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bonsack Elementary School's ranking?

Bonsack Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

90-94% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 82% VA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 78% VA state average).

How many students attend Bonsack Elementary School?

352 students attend Bonsack Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

84% of Bonsack Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bonsack Elementary School?

Bonsack Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Virginia state average of 14:1.

What grades does Bonsack Elementary School offer ?

Bonsack Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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