J.w. Adams Combined

10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
Pound, VA 24279
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • J.w. Adams Combined serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (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% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • J.w. Adams Combined placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

J.w. Adams Combined places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • J.w. Adams Combined's student population of 474 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students474 students
This chart display total students of J.w. Adams Combined by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of J.w. Adams Combined
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of J.w. Adams Combined by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of J.w. Adams Combined by grade.

School Comparison

  • J.w. Adams Combined is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J.w. Adams Combined is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#179 out of 1801 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J.w. Adams Combined and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J.w. Adams Combined and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of J.w. Adams Combined and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
100%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in J.w. Adams Combined and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J.w. Adams Combined.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.000.68
This chart display the diversity score of J.w. Adams Combined and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J.w. Adams Combined and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J.w. Adams Combined and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWise Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to J.w. Adams Combined is Jenkins Independent School (4.1 miles away)
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