Morningside Elementary School

1716 Wilson Avenue Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Morningside Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Morningside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to 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 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Morningside Elementary School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Morningside 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 Morningside Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1296 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70-74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
61%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
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 Morningside Elementary School is Patrick Henry High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Stonewall Jackson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Stonewall Jackson Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    0.4 miles
    1004 Montrose Ave Se
    Roanoke, VA 24013
    (540) 853-6040
    0.4 6-8 571
  • Roanoke Fallon Park Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
    1.0 miles
    502 19th St Se
    Roanoke, VA 24013
    (540) 853-2535
    1 PK-5 660
  • Roanoke Highland Park Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 355 students
    1.6 miles
    1212 5th St Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    (540) 853-2963
    1.6 PK-5 355
  • Roanoke Mount Pleasant Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    1.8 miles
    3216 Mt Pleasant Blvd
    Roanoke, VA 24014
    (540) 427-1879
    1.8 PK-5 315
  • Roanoke Crystal Spring Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    2.0 miles
    2620 Carolina Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24014
    (540) 853-2976
    2 PK-5 344

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