Sharon Elementary School

100 Sharon School Circle
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sharon Elementary School serves 200 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sharon 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 70-74% (which is approximately equal to 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 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sharon Elementary School's student population of 200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Sharon 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 Sharon Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#1296 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70-74%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
Black
1%
22%
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White
95%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlleghany County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sharon Elementary School is Alleghany High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clifton Middle School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain View Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clifton Forge Jackson River Governor's School Magnet School

    6.0 miles
    Dabney S. Lancaster Community,
    Clifton Forge, VA 24422
    (540) 863-2841
    6 n/a n/a
  • Covington Mountain View Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
    7.2 miles
    100 Gleason Dr.
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 863-1737
    7.2 PK-5 544
  • Covington Clifton Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 512 students
    7.3 miles
    1000 Riverview Farm Road
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 863-1726
    7.3 6-8 512
  • Covington Alleghany High School Math: 50% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 729 students
    9.2 miles
    210 Mountaineer Drive
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 863-1700
    9.2 9-12 729
  • Covington Jackson River Technical Center Vocational School

    9.4 miles
    105 E Country Club Lane
    Covington, VA 24426
    (540) 862-1308
    9.4 n/a n/a

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