Tazewell Elementary School

Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tazewell Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tazewell Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (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 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tazewell Elementary School's student population of 477 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Tazewell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Tazewell Elementary School is 0.24, 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
#202 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
92%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
87%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.240.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTazewell County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tazewell Elementary School is Graham High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Graham Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dudley Primary (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bluefield Dudley Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 256 students
    0.8 miles
    1840 Tazewell Ave
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1507
    0.8 PK-2 256
  • Bluefield Graham High School Math: 70% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
    0.8 miles
    210 Valleydale
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1235
    0.8 9-12 520
  • Bluefield Graham Intermediate Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 280 students
    1.1 miles
    808 Greever Ave
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-3737
    1.1 3-5 280
  • Bluefield Graham Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 416 students
    1.2 miles
    #1 Academic Cir
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1101
    1.2 6-8 416
  • Bluefield Bluefield Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.4 miles
    2002 Stadium Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24702
    (304) 325-2481
    2.4 9-12 n/a

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