Nickelsville Elementary School

Nickelsville Elementary School serves 247 students in grades PK - 7.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Nickelsville Elementary School operates within the Scott County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-7
Total Students 247 students
Nickelsville Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Nickelsville Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Nickelsville Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Nickelsville Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Nickelsville Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Nickelsville Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
95%
52%
Nickelsville Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.42
Nickelsville Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
33%
Nickelsville Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Nickelsville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Scott County School District's student population of 3,815 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,629 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,598 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Scott County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 3,815 3,815
Scott County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $42 MM
Scott County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $38 MM $42 MM
Scott County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,629 $10,576
Scott County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,598 $10,658
Scott County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Scott County Career And Technical Center (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gate City Middle School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hilton Elementary School (5 miles away)
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  • HiltonsHilton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 150 students
    5 miles
    303 Academy Rd
    HiltonsVA 24258
    (276)386-7430
    5PK-6150
  • Gate CityScott County Career And Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    5.3 miles
    387 Broadwater Ave
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-6515
    5.39-12n/a
  • Gate CityRenaissance/scott CoAlternative School

    5.4 miles
    C/o Scott Co Public Schls
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-6118
    5.4n/an/a
  • Gate CityGate City High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 500 students
    5.5 miles
    178 Harry Fry Dr
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-7522
    5.510-12500
  • Gate CityGate City Middle School
    Grades: 7-9 | 552 students
    5.5 miles
    170 Harry Fry Dr
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-6065
    5.57-9552

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