40 Frank Harris Raod
Dillwyn, VA 23936
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Buckingham County Elementary School serves 445 students in grades 3-5.
Buckingham County Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Buckingham County Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckingham County Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Buckingham County Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#1586 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
8%
Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
49%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).

How many students attend Buckingham County Elementary School?

445 students attend Buckingham County Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

49% of Buckingham County Elementary School students are White, 36% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Buckingham County Elementary School?

Buckingham County Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.

What grades does Buckingham County Elementary School offer ?

Buckingham County Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Buckingham County Elementary School part of?

Buckingham County Elementary School is part of Buckingham County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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