Sandusky Elementary School

5828 Apache Ln
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sandusky Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sandusky Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 70-74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sandusky Elementary School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandusky 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 Sandusky Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to 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
#1152 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
75-79%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
42%
22%
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White
36%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynchburg City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandusky Elementary School is Heritage High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sandusky Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lynchburg Sandusky Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 562 students
    0.2 miles
    805 Chinook Place
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 515-5350
    0.2 6-8 562
  • Lynchburg Carl B. Hutcherson Building Alternative School

    0.9 miles
    2401 High Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24501
    (434) 515-5180
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Lynchburg Perrymont Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 385 students
    0.9 miles
    409 Perrymont Ave
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 515-5250
    0.9 PK-5 385
  • Lynchburg Central Virginia Governor's School Magnet School

    1.3 miles
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 582-1104
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Lynchburg Heritage High School Math: 53% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,074 student
    1.3 miles
    3101 Wards Ferry Rd
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 515-5400
    1.3 9-12 1,074

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