Rich Valley Elementary School

  • Rich Valley Elementary School serves 160 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rich Valley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Rich Valley Elementary School's student population of 160 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rich Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rich Valley Elementary School is 0.02, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#273 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rich Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rich Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
White
99%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rich Valley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Rich Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rich Valley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rich Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rich Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmyth Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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