Roanoke County Public Schools School District

5937 Cove Rd Nw
Roanoke, VA 24019-2403
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 21 public elementary schools serving 9,275 students in Roanoke County Public Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Virginia.
Public Elementary Schools in Roanoke County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 89% (versus the Virginia public elementary school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 76% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Roanoke County Public Schools School District are Cave Spring Middle School, Hidden Valley Middle School and Cave Spring Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public elementary school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
29 Schools
1,492 Schools
# Students
13,690 Students
824,446 Students
# Teachers
1,007 Teachers
57,670 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Roanoke County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 92% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#11 out of 135 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Roanoke County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Roanoke County Public Schools  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)
84%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Roanoke County Public Schools  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
92%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Roanoke County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.42
0.71
# American Indian Students
16 Students
2,250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
600 Students
59,172 Students
% Asian Students
4%
7%
# Hispanic Students
965 Students
145,516 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
18%
# Black Students
1,046 Students
184,510 Students
% Black Students
8%
22%
# White Students
10,313 Students
377,315 Students
% White Students
75%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,285 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
743 Students
54,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
355
22,340
# Students in K Grade:
882
80,102
# Students in 1st Grade:
884
89,114
# Students in 2nd Grade:
962
89,793
# Students in 3rd Grade:
912
90,922
# Students in 4th Grade:
959
91,731
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,040
92,615
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,049
95,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,105
81,706
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,127
79,917
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,203
2,782
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,125
2,702
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,035
2,622
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,052
2,513
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,065 in this school district is less 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 $11,377 is less 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 (19-20)
$165 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Roanoke County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$156 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Roanoke County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,065
$12,959
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Roanoke County Public Schools  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
$11,377
$12,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Roanoke County Public Schools  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 County Public Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cave Spring Middle School
Math: 96% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4880 Brambleton Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7560
Grades: 6-8
| 766 students
Rank: #22.
Hidden Valley Middle School
Math: 94% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4902 Hidden Valley School Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7570
Grades: 6-8
| 594 students
Rank: #33.
Cave Spring Elementary School
Math: 93% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5404 Springlawn Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7558
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Bonsack Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5437 Crumpacker Dr
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 977-5870
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Penn Forest Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6328 Merriman Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7590
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #66.
W.e. Cundiff Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 Hardy Rd
Vinton, VA 24179
(540) 857-5009
Grades: PK-5
| 498 students
Rank: #77.
Back Creek Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7130 Bent Mountain Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7565
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #88.
Green Valley Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3838 Overdale Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7556
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #99.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5005 Grandin Rd Extension
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7580
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #1010.
William Byrd Middle School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2910 Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179
(540) 890-1035
Grades: 6-8
| 820 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Glen Cove Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5901 Cove Rd
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 561-8135
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Glenvar Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4555 Malus Dr
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 387-6322
Grades: 6-8
| 448 students
Rank: #1313.
Mason's Cove Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3370 Bradshaw Rd
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 387-6530
Grades: PK-5
| 212 students
Rank: #1414.
Clearbrook Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5205 Franklin Rd
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 772-7555
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Fort Lewis Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3115 West Main St
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 387-6594
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Glenvar Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4507 Malus Dr
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 387-6540
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5901 Plantation Circle
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 561-8175
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #1818.
Northside Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6810 Northside High School Rd
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 561-8145
Grades: 6-8
| 653 students
Rank: #1919.
Mt. Pleasant Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3216 Mt Pleasant Blvd
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 427-1879
Grades: PK-5
| 275 students
Rank: #2020.
Herman L. Horn Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 Ruddell Rd
Vinton, VA 24179
(540) 857-5007
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #2121.
Burlington Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6533 Peters Creek Rd
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 561-8165
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 29 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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