Rural Point Elementary School

  • Rural Point Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (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 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Rural Point Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Rural Point Elementary School's student population of 501 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rural Point Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rural Point Elementary School is 0.21, 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 School Rank (16-17)#28 out of 1801 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
89%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.210.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanover County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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