Plains Elementary School

225 American Legion Dr
Timberville, VA 22853
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Plains Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Plains Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Plains Elementary School's student population of 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Plains 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 Plains Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#1081 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
75-79%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
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White
77%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.380.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockingham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Plains Elementary School is Broadway High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is J. Frank Hillyard Middle School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Broadway J. Frank Hillyard Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    1.6 miles
    226 Hawks Hill Drive
    Broadway, VA 22815
    (540) 896-8961
    1.6 6-8 737
  • Broadway Broadway High School Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,020 student
    1.8 miles
    269 Gobbler Dr
    Broadway, VA 22815
    (540) 896-7081
    1.8 9-12 1,020
  • Broadway John C. Myers Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
    1.9 miles
    290 Raider Rd
    Broadway, VA 22815
    (540) 896-2297
    1.9 PK-5 520
  • Fulks Run Fulks Run Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students
    5.6 miles
    11089 Brocks Gap Rd
    Fulks Run, VA 22830
    (540) 896-7635
    5.6 PK-5 171
  • Harrisonburg Lacey Spring Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 234 students
    7.2 miles
    8621 North Valley Pike
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 433-7819
    7.2 PK-5 234

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