Grayson County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 1,584 students in Grayson County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Grayson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 88% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Grayson County School District are Fairview Elementary School, Grayson Highlands School and Grayson County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Grayson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Grayson County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Grayson County 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
8 Schools
2,121 Schools
# Students
1,584 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
120 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Grayson County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 90-94% 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
#19 out of 135 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grayson County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grayson County   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)
83%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grayson County   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
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grayson County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.68
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# Hispanic Students
122 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
16%
# Black Students
46 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
3%
22%
# White Students
1,395 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
88%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
17 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
52
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
111
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
125
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
113
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
103
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
114
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
130
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
119
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
120
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
95
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
132
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
129
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
120
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
121
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,718 is higher 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 $13,464 is higher 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
$22 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grayson County   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
$21 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Grayson County   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
$13,718
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grayson County   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
$13,464
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grayson County   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 Grayson County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2323 Fairview Rd
Galax, VA 24333
(276) 236-2365
Grades: K-5
| 102 students
Rank: #22.
Grayson Highlands School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6459 Troutdale Hwy.
Troutdale, VA 24378
(276) 579-2235
Grades: PK-7
| 146 students
Rank: #33.
Grayson County High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
110 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, VA 24348
(276) 773-2131
Grades: 9-12
| 502 students
Rank: #44.
Independence Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
915 E Main St
Independence, VA 24348
(276) 773-2722
Grades: PK-5
| 222 students
Rank: #55.
Fries School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
114 E Main St
Fries, VA 24330
(276) 744-7201
Grades: PK-7
| 238 students
Rank: #66.
Independence Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
100 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, VA 24348
(276) 773-3020
Grades: 6-8
| 249 students
247 Grammar Lane
Galax, VA 24333
(276) 236-4868
Grades: PK-5
| 125 students
110 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, VA 24348
(276) 773-2951
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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