Castlewood Elementary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Castlewood Elementary School serves 442 students in grades 1-7.
Castlewood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 73% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Castlewood Elementary School's student population of 442 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-7
Total Students442 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Castlewood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Castlewood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Castlewood Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#1051 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
80%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Castlewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
n/a
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Castlewood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
White
97%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castlewood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.060.68
This chart display the diversity score of Castlewood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Castlewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castlewood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRussell 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 Castlewood Elementary School is Lebanon High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lebanon Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lebanon Lebanon High School Math: 53% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 609 students
    4.5 miles
    105 Charles C Long Drive
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    (276) 889-6539
    4.5 8-12 609
  • Lebanon Lebanon Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 2-4 | 353 students
    4.8 miles
    56 George Ben Whited Drive
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    (276) 889-6531
    4.8 2-4 353
  • Lebanon Russell County Vocational Vocational School

    4.8 miles
    1 Vocational School Road
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    (276) 889-6550
    4.8 n/a n/a
  • Lebanon Lebanon Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-7 | 367 students
    4.9 miles
    53 George Ben Whited Dr.
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    (276) 889-6548
    4.9 5-7 367
  • Lebanon Lebanon Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 281 students
    5.9 miles
    919 East Main Street
    Lebanon, VA 24266
    (276) 889-4507
    5.9 PK-1 281

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