Pungoteague Elementary School

28480 Bobtown Rd
Melfa, VA 23410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Pungoteague Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pungoteague 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 73% (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 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pungoteague Elementary School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Pungoteague 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 Pungoteague Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#1225 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
73%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
14%
16%
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Black
54%
22%
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White
30%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAccomack County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pungoteague Elementary School is Nandua High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nandua Middle School (4.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Onley Nandua Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 514 students
    4.1 miles
    20330 Warrior Dr.
    Onley, VA 23418
    (757) 787-7037
    4.1 6-8 514
  • Onley Badger Vocational Education Center - South Vocational School

    4.5 miles
    26350 Lankford Highway
    Onley, VA 23418
    (757) 787-4522
    4.5 n/a n/a
  • Onley Nandua High School Math: 76% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 739 students
    4.5 miles
    26350 Lankford Highway
    Onley, VA 23418
    (757) 787-4514
    4.5 9-12 739
  • Accomac Accawmacke Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
    7.3 miles
    26230 Drummondtown Rd
    Accomac, VA 23301
    (757) 787-8013
    7.3 PK-5 550
  • Exmore Occohannock Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 473 students
    10.0 miles
    4208 Seaside Rd
    Exmore, VA 23350
    (757) 678-5151
    10 PK-6 473

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