Sheffey Elementary School

  • Sheffey Elementary School serves 251 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 2017-18 school year.
  • Sheffey 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sheffey Elementary School's student population of 251 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheffey Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheffey Elementary School is 0.01, 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#38 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)90-94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
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23%
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White
100%
50%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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5%
Diversity Score0.010.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWythe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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