Chilhowie Elementary School

130 Lee Hwy
Chilhowie, VA 24319
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Chilhowie Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Chilhowie 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Chilhowie Elementary School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students581 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Chilhowie Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Chilhowie Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Chilhowie 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 Chilhowie Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#1290 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
74%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chilhowie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chilhowie 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 Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Chilhowie Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chilhowie Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chilhowie Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
94%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chilhowie Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Chilhowie Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.120.68
This chart display the diversity score of Chilhowie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chilhowie 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
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chilhowie 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 NameSmyth County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chilhowie Elementary School is Chilhowie High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chilhowie Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chilhowie Chilhowie High School Math: 77% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
    0.8 miles
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie, VA 24319
    (276) 646-8966
    0.8 9-12 402
  • Chilhowie Chilhowie Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 331 students
    0.8 miles
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie, VA 24319
    (276) 646-3942
    0.8 6-8 331
  • Marion Smyth County Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    3.6 miles
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276) 646-8117
    3.6 n/a n/a
  • Glade Spring Glade Spring Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 285 students
    5.2 miles
    33474 Stage Coach Rd
    Glade Spring, VA 24340
    (276) 739-3800
    5.2 6-8 285
  • Glade Spring Patrick Henry High School Math: 78% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 423 students
    6.8 miles
    31437 Hillman Hwy
    Glade Spring, VA 24340
    (276) 739-3700
    6.8 9-12 423

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