100 Martha Debord Way
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Rural Retreat Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rural Retreat 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Rural Retreat Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Rural Retreat Elementary School's student population of 373 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Rural Retreat Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rural Retreat Elementary School is 0.12, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#51 out of 1800 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
94%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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