Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 13,853 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 78% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District are Crystal Spring Elementary School, Grandin Court Elementary School and Highland Park Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
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).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
26 Schools
2,129 Schools
# Students
13,853 Students
1,251,044 Students
# Teachers
907 Teachers
87,068 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#100 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
82%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
78%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
87%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.70
# American Indian Students
35 Students
3,283 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
441 Students
93,164 Students
% Asian Students
3%
8%
# Hispanic Students
2,187 Students
218,325 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
18%
# Black Students
5,953 Students
276,817 Students
% Black Students
43%
22%
# White Students
4,461 Students
579,639 Students
% White Students
32%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
2,002 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
760 Students
77,814 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
636
27,998
# Students in K Grade:
1,004
80,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,088
89,114
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,076
89,793
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,069
90,922
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,045
91,731
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,045
92,615
# Students in 6th Grade:
996
95,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,099
98,966
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,053
99,504
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,062
102,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
990
101,536
# Students in 11th Grade:
900
95,430
# Students in 12th Grade:
790
94,427
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,647 is higher than the state median of $12,959. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,954 is higher than the state median of $12,921. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$203 MM
$46 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$193 MM
$46 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,647
$12,959
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,954
$12,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Roanoke City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Roanoke City PBLC Schs School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Crystal Spring Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2620 Carolina Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 853-2976
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #22.
Grandin Court Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2815 Spessard Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2867
Grades: PK-5
| 341 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Highland Park Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1212 5th St Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2963
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Virginia Heights Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1210 Amherst Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2937
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #55.
William Fleming High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3649 Ferncliff Ave Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2781
Grades: 9-12
| 1,747 students
Rank: #66.
Wasena Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 Sherwood Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2914
Grades: PK-5
| 223 students
Rank: #77.
Patrick Henry High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2102 Grandin Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2255
Grades: 9-12
| 1,995 students
Rank: #88.
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1813 Carter Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2358
Grades: 6-8
| 652 students
Rank: #99.
James Madison Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1160 Overland Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2351
Grades: 6-8
| 622 students
Rank: #1010.
Garden City Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3718 Garden City Blvd Se
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 853-2971
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #1111.
Fishburn Park Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3057 Colonial Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 853-2931
Grades: PK-5
| 259 students
Rank: #1212.
Monterey Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 Oliver Rd Ne
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2933
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #1313.
Roanoke Academy For Math & Science Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1616 Nineteenth Street Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2751
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #1414.
Morningside Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1716 Wilson Avenue Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 853-2991
Grades: PK-5
| 249 students
Rank: #1515.
Round Hill Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2020 Oakland Boulevard
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2756
Grades: PK-5
| 711 students
Rank: #1616.
John P. Fishwick Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1004 Montrose Ave Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 853-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 507 students
Rank: #1717.
Fallon Park Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
502 19th St Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(540) 853-2535
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1818.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
648 Westwood Blvd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2978
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #1919.
Preston Park Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3142 Preston Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2996
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #2020.
Hurt Park Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1525 Salem Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2986
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #2121.
Breckinridge Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 Williamson Rd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-2251
Grades: 6-8
| 697 students
Rank: #2222.
Lucy Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 5th Street Nw
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 853-2681
Grades: 6-8
| 670 students
Rank: #2323.
Lincoln Terrace Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
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: 65% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Westside Blvd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2967
Grades: PK-5
| 739 students
Rank: n/an/a
Forest Park Academy
Alternative School
2730 Melrose Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(540) 853-2923
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Noel C. Taylor Academy At Oakland
Alternative School
3229 Williamson Road Nw
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 853-1461
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Roanoke City Public Schools
  • 40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA, 24012
  • (540) 853-2381
  • rcps.info
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 13,853 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69

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