Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District

40 Douglass Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 13,685 students in Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
26 Schools
2,132 Schools
# Students
13,685 Students
1,243,958 Students
# Teachers
928 Teachers
86,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Roanoke City PBLC Schs 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 81% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (VA)
#103 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
40%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Roanoke City 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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
58%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Roanoke City 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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
44%
59%
79%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.70
0.71
# American Indian Students
38 Students
3,199 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
419 Students
92,346 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
2,359 Students
224,629 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
18%
# Black Students
5,680 Students
271,248 Students
% Black Students
42%
22%
# White Students
4,384 Students
569,390 Students
% White Students
32%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
2,018 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
791 Students
80,288 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
541
30,959
# Students in K Grade:
1,044
86,540
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,086
86,730
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,066
89,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,043
89,616
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,048
90,251
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,020
90,242
# Students in 6th Grade:
988
92,111
# Students in 7th Grade:
946
94,860
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,044
98,467
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,237
109,131
# Students in 10th Grade:
955
98,006
# Students in 11th Grade:
871
93,794
# Students in 12th Grade:
796
94,195
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,054 is higher than the state median of $15,672. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,799 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$233 MM
$19,496 MM
This chart display total revenue of Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$203 MM
$19,187 MM
This chart display total spending of Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,054
$15,672
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,799
$15,424
This chart display average spending per public school student in Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grandin Court Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2815 Spessard Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2867
Grades: PK-5
| 341 students
Rank: #22.
Crystal Spring Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2620 Carolina Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 853-2976
Grades: PK-5
| 321 students
Rank: #33.
Patrick Henry High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2102 Grandin Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2255
Grades: 9-12
| 2,035 students
Rank: #44.
William Fleming High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3649 Ferncliff Ave Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2781
Grades: 9-12
| 1,824 students
Rank: #55.
Highland Park Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1212 5th St Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2963
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #66.
Wasena Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 Sherwood Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2914
Grades: PK-5
| 215 students
Rank: #77.
Fishburn Park Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3057 Colonial Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2931
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #88.
James Madison Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1160 Overland Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2351
Grades: 6-8
| 586 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Garden City Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3718 Garden City Blvd Se
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 853-2971
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Virginia Heights Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1210 Amherst Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2937
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #1111.
Fairview Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
648 Westwood Blvd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2978
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1212.
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1813 Carter Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2358
Grades: 6-8
| 647 students
Rank: #1313.
Monterey Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 Oliver Rd Ne
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2933
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1414.
John P. Fishwick Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1004 Montrose Ave Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 853-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 492 students
Rank: #1515.
Morningside Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1716 Wilson Avenue Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 853-2991
Grades: PK-5
| 250 students
Rank: #1616.
Preston Park Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3142 Preston Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2996
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1717.
Lucy Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 5th Street Nw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2681
Grades: 6-8
| 585 students
Rank: #1818.
Breckinridge Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 Williamson Rd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2251
Grades: 6-8
| 668 students
Rank: #1919.
Fallon Park Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
502 19th St Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 853-2535
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #2020.
Round Hill Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2020 Oakland Boulevard
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2756
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Hurt Park Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 Salem Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2986
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Roanoke For Math & Science Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1616 Nineteenth Street Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2751
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #2323.
Lincoln Terrace Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1802 Liberty Rd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2994
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #2424.
Westside Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Westside Blvd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2967
Grades: PK-5
| 679 students
Rank: n/an/a
Forest Park Academy
Alternative School
2730 Melrose Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2923
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Noel C. Taylor At Oakland
Alternative School
3229 Williamson Road Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-1461
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District?
Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District manages 26 public schools serving 13,685 students.
What is the rank of Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District?
Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District is ranked #107 out of 135 school districts in Virginia (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Virginia school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District?
42% of Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District students are Black, 32% of students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District?
Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What is Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,799 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 26 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,685 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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