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 5 public high schools serving 4,415 students in Roanoke County Public Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in Virginia.
Public High Schools in Roanoke County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 91% (versus the Virginia public high school average of 84%), and reading proficiency score of 93% (versus the 85% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Roanoke County Public Schools School District are Hidden Valley High School, Cave Spring High School and Glenvar High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Roanoke County Public School School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Virginia average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Hidden Valley High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Virginia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public high school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
29 Schools
348 Schools
# Students
13,690 Students
405,826 Students
# Teachers
1,007 Teachers
27,456 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
0.69
# American Indian Students
16 Students
1,013 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
600 Students
30,456 Students
% Asian Students
4%
8%
# Hispanic Students
965 Students
66,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
16%
# Black Students
1,046 Students
87,121 Students
% Black Students
8%
22%
# White Students
10,313 Students
197,613 Students
% White Students
75%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
687 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
743 Students
22,179 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
355
131
# Students in K Grade:
882
6
# Students in 1st Grade:
884
3
# Students in 2nd Grade:
962
6
# Students in 3rd Grade:
912
12
# Students in 4th Grade:
959
16
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,040
15
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,049
1,102
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,105
3,868
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,127
6,310
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,203
102,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,125
101,536
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,035
95,430
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,052
94,427
# 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 High Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hidden Valley High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5000 Titan Trail
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 776-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 781 students
Rank: #22.
Cave Spring High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3712 Chaparral Dr
Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 772-7550
Grades: 9-12
| 999 students
Rank: #33.
Glenvar High School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4549 Malus Dr
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 387-6536
Grades: 9-12
| 628 students
Rank: #44.
Northside High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6758 Northside High School Rd
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 561-8155
Grades: 9-12
| 919 students
Rank: #55.
William Byrd High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2902 Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179
(540) 890-3090
Grades: 9-12
| 1,088 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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