Monterey Elementary School

4501 Oliver Rd Ne
Roanoke, VA 24012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Monterey Elementary School serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Monterey Elementary School placed in the top 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 85% (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 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Monterey Elementary School's student population of 495 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Monterey Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Monterey Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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
#858 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
85%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
16%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
41%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Monterey Elementary School is William Fleming High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Breckinridge Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Preston Park Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Preston Park Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    0.8 miles
    3142 Preston Avenue Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    (540) 853-2996
    0.8 PK-5 531
  • Roanoke Breckinridge Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 624 students
    1.0 miles
    3901 Williamson Rd Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    (540) 853-2251
    1 6-8 624
  • Roanoke Mountain View Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    1.1 miles
    5901 Plantation Circle
    Roanoke, VA 24019
    (540) 561-8175
    1.1 PK-5 356
  • Roanoke Noel C. Taylor Academy At Oakland Alternative School

    1.3 miles
    3229 Williamson Road Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    (540) 853-1461
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Roanoke Round Hill Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    1.8 miles
    2020 Oakland Boulevard
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    (540) 853-2756
    1.8 PK-5 694

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