210 Smyth St
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dearington Elementary/innovation serves 183 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dearington Elementary/innovation 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dearington Elementary/innovation ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Dearington Elementary/innovation's student population of 183 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Dearington Elementary/innovation is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dearington Elementary/innovation is 0.31, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1695 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
82%
22%
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White
13%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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