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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 10 public schools managed by Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District serving 4,139 students in Madison Heights, Virginia.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Madison Heights Amelon Elementary School
    132 Amer Court
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    (434)528-6498

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Amherst Amherst County High School
    139 Lancer Lane
    Amherst, VA 24521
    (434)946-2898

    Grades: 9-12 | 1262 students
  • Amherst Amherst Elementary School
    156 Davis St
    Amherst, VA 24521
    (434)946-9704

    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
  • Amherst Amherst Middle School
    165 Gordons Fairground Rd
    Amherst, VA 24521
    (434)946-0691

    Grades: 6-8 | 347 students
  • Amherst Central Elementary School
    575 Union Hill Rd
    Amherst, VA 24521
    (434)946-9700

    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
  • Madison Heights Elon Elementary School
    147 Younger Dr
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    (434)528-6496

    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
  • Madison Heights Madison Heights Elementary School
    287 Learning Lane
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    (434)846-2151

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Madison Heights Monelison Middle School
    257 Trojan Rd
    Madison Heights, VA 24572
    (434)846-1307

    Grades: 6-8 | 534 students
  • Monroe Pleasant View Elementary School
    229 Dancing Creek Rd
    Monroe, VA 24574
    (434)528-6492

    Grades: PK-5 | 45 students
  • Amherst Temperance Elementary School
    1981 Lowesville Rd
    Amherst, VA 24521
    (434)946-2811

    Grades: PK-5 | 83 students

Overview

School District NameAmherst Co Pblc Schs School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,139 students
# of Teachers315 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students2,010 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students2,129 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.51
# of American Indian Students39 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students14 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students146 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students858 students
% Black Students
21%
# of White Students2,783 students
% White Students
67%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students297 students
% of Two or more races Students
7%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:124
# of Students in Kindergarten:289
# of Students in 1st Grade:302
# of Students in 2nd Grade:295
# of Students in 3rd Grade:334
# of Students in 4th Grade:324
# of Students in 5th Grade:328
# of Students in 6th Grade:307
# of Students in 7th Grade:274
# of Students in 8th Grade:300
# of Students in 9th Grade:327
# of Students in 10th Grade:284
# of Students in 11th Grade:306
# of Students in 12th Grade:345
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,018 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,518. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,656 is less than the state average of $11,680. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$49 MM$41 MM
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Spending$47 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District and average spending for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,018$11,518
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District and average revenue per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,656$11,680
This chart display average spending per public school student in Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District and average spending per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.51, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.43. The most diverse school in the district is Madison Heights Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.