1210 Amherst Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Virginia Heights Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Virginia Heights Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Virginia Heights Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Virginia Heights Elementary School's student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Virginia Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Virginia Heights Elementary School is 0.65, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#776 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
54%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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