Grandin Court Elementary School

2815 Spessard Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Grandin Court Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Grandin Court Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Grandin Court Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Grandin Court Elementary School's student population of 341 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Grandin Court Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Grandin Court Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#65 out of 1792 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
76%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grandin Court Elementary School's ranking?
Grandin Court Elementary School is ranked #65 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Grandin Court Elementary School often compared to?
Grandin Court Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Virginia Heights Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Grandin Court Elementary School?
341 students attend Grandin Court Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Grandin Court Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grandin Court Elementary School?
Grandin Court Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Grandin Court Elementary School offer ?
Grandin Court Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Grandin Court Elementary School part of?
Grandin Court Elementary School is part of Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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