Falling Branch Elementary School

  • Falling Branch Elementary School serves 503 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Falling Branch Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 503 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students503 students
Falling Branch Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Falling Branch Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Falling Branch Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeFalling Branch Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Falling Branch Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Falling Branch Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Falling Branch Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
7%
23%
Falling Branch Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
86%
52%
Falling Branch Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Falling Branch Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFalling Branch Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.260.66
Falling Branch Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
38%
34%
Falling Branch 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.
8%
6%
Falling Branch Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County School District's student population of 9,423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,410 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,734 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed9,4233,627
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$111 MM$42 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$105 MM$42 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,410$10,576
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,734$10,658
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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