Danville City School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,828 students in Danville City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Danville City School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Danville City School District are Galileo Magnet High School, Forest Hills Elementary School and Schoolfield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Danville City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Danville City School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
14 Schools
2,122 Schools
# Students
5,828 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
403 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Danville 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 74% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#133 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Danville City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Danville 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)
52%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Danville 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
74%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Danville 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
0.49
0.68
# American Indian Students
10 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
82 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
425 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
16%
# Black Students
4,005 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
69%
22%
# White Students
1,126 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
19%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
178 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
250
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
468
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
457
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
403
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
489
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
450
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
439
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
444
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
415
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
365
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
456
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
518
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
409
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
265
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,421 is higher than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,344 is higher than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$72 MM
$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Danville City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$72 MM
$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Danville City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,421
$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Danville City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,344
$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Danville City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Danville City School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Galileo Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
230 S. Ridge St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 773-8186
Grades: 9-12
| 295 students
Rank: #22.
Forest Hills Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Mountain View Ave
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6430
Grades: K-5
| 237 students
Rank: #33.
Schoolfield Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1400 W Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6455
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #44.
George Washington High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Broad St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6410
Grades: 9-12
| 1,353 students
Rank: #55.
Woodberry Hills Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
614 Audubon Dr
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 799-6466
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #66.
Westwood Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Apollo Ave
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 797-8860
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: #77.
Park Avenue Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
661 Park Ave
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6452
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #88.
Edwin A. Gibson Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1215 Industrial Avenue
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6426
Grades: K-5
| 558 students
Rank: #99.
G.l.h. Johnson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
680 Arnett Blvd
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 799-6433
Grades: K-5
| 553 students
Rank: #1010.
O. Trent Bonner Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Apollo Ave
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 799-6446
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodrow Wilson Intermediate
Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 N Main Street
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 773-8393
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Adult & Career Education Center
Alternative School
141 Goode Street
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6471
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Grove Park Preschool
1070 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 799-6437
Grades: PK
| 131 students
121 Gloucester Ave
Danville, VA 24543
(434) 773-8301
Grades: PK
| 119 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,828 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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