Gilbert Linkous Elementary School

813 Toms Creek Rd
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Gilbert Linkous Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gilbert Linkous Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Gilbert Linkous Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Gilbert Linkous Elementary School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Gilbert Linkous Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Gilbert Linkous Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#142 out of 1791 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85-89%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
71%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gilbert Linkous Elementary School is Blacksburg High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harding Avenue Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blacksburg Harding Avenue Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
    0.9 miles
    429 Harding Avenue
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5732
    0.9 K-5 349
  • Blacksburg Kipps Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
    1.7 miles
    2801 Prices Fork Rd
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5760
    1.7 K-5 400
  • Blacksburg Margaret Beeks Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    1.8 miles
    709 Airport Rd
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5700
    1.8 PK-5 444
  • Blacksburg Blacksburg High School Math: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,211 student
    1.9 miles
    3401 Bruin Lane
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5706
    1.9 9-12 1,211
  • Blacksburg Prices Fork Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    2.5 miles
    4021 Prices Fork Rd
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5736
    2.5 PK-5 477

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