Chilhowie Elementary School

  • Chilhowie Elementary School serves 606 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Chilhowie Elementary School operates within the Smyth County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 606 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 606 students
Chilhowie Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Chilhowie Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Chilhowie Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Chilhowie Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.09 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Chilhowie Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Chilhowie Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2011)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Chilhowie Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
n/a
23%
Chilhowie Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
n/a
51%
Chilhowie Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chilhowie Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.09 0.42
Chilhowie Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
34%
Chilhowie Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Chilhowie Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Smyth County School District's student population of 4,553 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,204 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,967 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 4,553 3,627
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $41 MM
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $48 MM $40 MM
Smyth County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,204 $11,380
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $11,077
Smyth County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • ChilhowieChilhowie High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 437 students
    0.8 miles
    No Street Address
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    0.89-12437
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 322 students
    0.8 miles
    No Street Address
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-3942
    0.86-8322
  • MarionSmyth Co. Career & Technical CenterVocational School

    3.6 miles
    No Street Address
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)646-8117
    3.6n/an/a
  • Glade SpringGlade Spring Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 295 students
    5.2 miles
    No Street Address
    Glade SpringVA 24340
    (276)739-3800
    5.26-8295
  • Glade SpringPatrick Henry High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 412 students
    6.8 miles
    No Street Address
    Glade SpringVA 24340
    (276)739-3700
    6.89-12412

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