Rockfish River Elementary School

  • Rockfish River Elementary School serves 395 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Rockfish River Elementary School operates within the Nelson County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 395 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students395 students
Rockfish River Elementary School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Rockfish River Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Rockfish River Elementary School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeRockfish River Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Rockfish River Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Rockfish River Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2006)
Hispanic
8%
14%
Rockfish River Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
5%
23%
Rockfish River Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
79%
52%
Rockfish River Elementary School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Rockfish River Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRockfish River Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.360.66
Rockfish River Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
48%
34%
Rockfish River Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
6%
6%
Rockfish River Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Nelson County School District's student population of 1,933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,931 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,001 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameNelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed1,9333,627
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$24 MM$42 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$24 MM$42 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,931$10,576
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,001$10,658
Nelson County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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