Meherrin Elementary School

28600 Grays Shop Rd.
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Meherrin Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meherrin Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 65-69% (which is lower 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 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Meherrin Elementary School's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Meherrin 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 Meherrin Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#905 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85-89%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
47%
22%
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White
48%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.550.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthampton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meherrin Elementary School is Southampton High School (5.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southampton Middle School (5.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Courtland Southampton High School Math: 94% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 837 students
    5.0 miles
    23350 Southampton Pkwy
    Courtland, VA 23837
    (757) 653-2751
    5 9-12 837
  • Courtland Southampton Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
    5.0 miles
    23450 Southampton Pkwy
    Courtland, VA 23837
    (757) 653-9250
    5 6-8 607
  • Capron Capron Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
    6.4 miles
    18414 Southampton Pky
    Capron, VA 23829
    (434) 658-4348
    6.4 PK-5 190
  • Pendleton Willis Hare Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 276 students
    8.6 miles
    479 Willis Hare Road
    Pendleton, NC 27862
    (252) 585-1900
    8.6 PK-4 276
  • Courtland Riverdale Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
    9.5 miles
    31023 Camp Parkway
    Courtland, VA 23837
    (757) 562-3007
    9.5 PK-5 542

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