Herman L. Horn Elementary School

1002 Ruddell Rd
Vinton, VA 24179
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Herman L. Horn Elementary School serves 397 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Herman L. Horn Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Herman L. Horn Elementary School's student population of 397 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Herman L. Horn Elementary School 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 Herman L. Horn Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#953 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
80-84%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
77%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herman L. Horn Elementary School is William Byrd High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William Byrd Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W.e. Cundiff Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vinton W.e. Cundiff Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    0.7 miles
    1200 Hardy Rd
    Vinton, VA 24179
    (540) 857-5009
    0.7 PK-5 529
  • Vinton William Byrd High School Math: 80% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,063 student
    1.4 miles
    2902 Washington Ave
    Vinton, VA 24179
    (540) 890-3090
    1.4 9-12 1,063
  • Vinton William Byrd Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 850 students
    1.4 miles
    2910 Washington Ave
    Vinton, VA 24179
    (540) 890-1035
    1.4 6-8 850
  • Roanoke Fallon Park Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
    1.9 miles
    502 19th St Se
    Roanoke, VA 24013
    (540) 853-2535
    1.9 PK-5 660
  • Roanoke Morningside Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
    2.6 miles
    1716 Wilson Avenue Se
    Roanoke, VA 24013
    (540) 853-2991
    2.6 PK-5 288

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