Cave Spring Elementary School

5404 Springlawn Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Cave Spring Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cave Spring 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Cave Spring Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Cave Spring Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Cave Spring Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#228 out of 1792 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
77%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cave Spring Elementary School's ranking?
Cave Spring Elementary School is ranked #228 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Cave Spring Elementary School often compared to?
Cave Spring Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bonsack Elementary School, Back Creek Elementary School, Green Valley Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Cave Spring Elementary School?
488 students attend Cave Spring Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Cave Spring Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cave Spring Elementary School?
Cave Spring Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cave Spring Elementary School offer ?
Cave Spring Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cave Spring Elementary School part of?
Cave Spring Elementary School is part of Roanoke Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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