Edgemont Primary

574 West Indian Valley Road
Covington, VA 24426
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edgemont Primary serves 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Edgemont Primary 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 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Edgemont Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Edgemont Primary's student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Edgemont Primary 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 Edgemont Primary is 0.35, 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
#1456 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70-74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
80%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCovington City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Edgemont Primary is Covington High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jeter-watson Intermediate (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington Jeter-watson Intermediate Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-7 | 303 students
    0.0 miles
    560 West Indian Valley Road
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 965-1430
    0 4-7 303
  • Covington Covington High School Math: 53% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 365 students
    2.2 miles
    606 S. Lexington Avenue
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 965-1410
    2.2 8-12 365
  • Covington Jackson River Technical Center Vocational School

    5.0 miles
    105 E Country Club Lane
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 862-1308
    5 n/a n/a
  • Covington Alleghany High School Math: 50% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 729 students
    5.2 miles
    210 Mountaineer Drive
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 863-1700
    5.2 9-12 729
  • Covington Callaghan Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 205 students
    6.3 miles
    4050 Midland Trail
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 965-1810
    6.3 PK-5 205

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