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 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Falling Branch Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

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

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 13:1 16:1
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%
51%
Falling Branch Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Falling Branch Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Falling Branch Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Falling Branch Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.26 0.42
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 (1995-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County School District's student population of 9,703 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,094 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,088 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 9,703 3,627
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $41 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $108 MM $40 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,094 $11,380
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,088 $11,077
Montgomery 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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