Bristol City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,263 students in Bristol City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Bristol City School District have an average math proficiency score of 81% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bristol City School District are Washington-lee Elementary School, Virginia High School and Stonewall Jackson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bristol City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Bristol City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,121 Schools
# Students
2,263 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
161 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Bristol City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#75 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bristol City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bristol City   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bristol City   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bristol City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.68
# American Indian Students
5 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
21 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
79 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
16%
# Black Students
211 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
9%
22%
# White Students
1,794 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
79%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
149 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
100
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
163
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
162
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
174
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
165
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
169
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
165
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
165
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
171
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
182
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
153
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
169
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
166
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
159
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,216 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,008 is less than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$28 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bristol City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Bristol City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,216
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bristol City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,008
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bristol City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bristol City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington-lee Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Washington Lee Dr
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 201 students
Rank: #22.
Virginia High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1200 Long Crescent Dr
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5858
Grades: 9-12
| 647 students
Rank: #33.
Stonewall Jackson Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2045 Euclid Ave
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5740
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #44.
Highland View Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1405 Eads St
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5710
Grades: PK-5
| 175 students
Rank: #55.
Virginia Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Piedmont Avenue
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5660
Grades: 6-8
| 518 students
Rank: #66.
Joseph Van Pelt Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Spring Hill Terrace
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5770
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Day Treatment Program
Special Education School
351 Old Airport Road
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 645-4722
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bristol City Public Schools
  • 220 Lee Street, Bristol, VA, 24201
  • (276) 821-5600
  • bvps.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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