Virginia Heights Elementary School

  • Virginia Heights Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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.
  • Virginia Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Virginia Heights Elementary School's student population of 322 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Virginia Heights 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Virginia Heights Elementary School is 0.63, 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#953 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)80-84%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
24%
23%
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White
54%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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