Prices Fork Elementary School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Prices Fork Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prices Fork 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 74% (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 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Prices Fork Elementary School's student population of 477 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Prices Fork 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 Prices Fork Elementary School is 0.30, 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
#1189 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
83%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.300.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prices Fork Elementary School is Blacksburg High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipps Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blacksburg Blacksburg High School Math: 87% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,211 student
    0.6 miles
    3401 Bruin Lane
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5706
    0.6 9-12 1,211
  • Blacksburg Kipps Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
    0.7 miles
    2801 Prices Fork Rd
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5760
    0.7 K-5 400
  • Blacksburg Gilbert Linkous Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    2.5 miles
    813 Toms Creek Rd
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5726
    2.5 PK-5 370
  • Blacksburg Margaret Beeks Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    3.1 miles
    709 Airport Rd
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5700
    3.1 PK-5 444
  • Blacksburg Harding Avenue Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
    3.2 miles
    429 Harding Avenue
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540) 951-5732
    3.2 K-5 349

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