Rocky Mount Elementary School

555 School Board Rd
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Rocky Mount Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rocky Mount 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 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Rocky Mount Elementary School's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#1446 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
22%
22%
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White
52%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rocky Mount Elementary School is Franklin County High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Franklin Middle-west (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Franklin Middle-east (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rocky Mount Benjamin Franklin Middle-east Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 544 students
    1.0 miles
    375 Middle School Rd
    Rocky Mount, VA 24151
    (540) 483-5105
    1 6 544
  • Rocky Mount Benjamin Franklin Middle-west Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 761 students
    1.1 miles
    225 Middle School Road
    Rocky Mount, VA 24151
    (540) 483-5105
    1.1 7-8 761
  • Rocky Mount Franklin County High School Math: 74% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,120 students
    1.2 miles
    700 Tanyard Rd
    Rocky Mount, VA 24151
    (540) 483-0221
    1.2 9-12 2,120
  • Rocky Mount Gereau Center For Applied Technology & Career Exploration Math: 73% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8 | 306 students
    1.6 miles
    150 Technology Dr
    Rocky Mount, VA 24151
    (540) 483-5446
    1.6 8 306
  • Rocky Mount Lee M. Waid Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    1.7 miles
    540 E Court St
    Rocky Mount, VA 24151
    (540) 483-5736
    1.7 PK-5 384

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