Roanoke County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 public high schools managed by Roanoke County School District serving 4,716 students in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Roanoke County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Roanoke Cave Spring High School
    3712 Chaparral Dr
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540)772-7550

    Grades: 9-12 | 1023 students
  • Roanoke Glenvar High School
    6533 Peters Creek Rd
    Roanoke, VA 24019
    (540)387-6536

    Grades: 9-12 | 557 students
  • Salem Governor's Stem Academy At The Burton Center For Arts And Te Vocational School
    Magnet School
    1760 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540)562-3900

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Roanoke Hidden Valley High School
    5000 Titan Trail
    Roanoke, VA 24018
    (540)776-7320

    Grades: 9-12 | 951 students
  • Roanoke Northside High School
    6758 Northside High School Rd
    Roanoke, VA 24019
    (540)561-8155

    Grades: 9-12 | 1042 students
  • Vinton William Byrd High School
    2902 Washington Ave
    Vinton, VA 24179
    (540)890-3090

    Grades: 9-12 | 1143 students

Overview

School District NameRoanoke County School District
# of Schools28
# of Students14,385
# of Teachers1,009
Student : Teacher Ratio14
# of Male Students7,174
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students7,211
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.36
# of American Indian Students10
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students554
% Asian Students
4%
# of Hispanic Students709
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students976
% Black Students
7%
# of White Students11,465
% White Students
79%
# of Hawaiian Students6
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students665
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:278
# of Students in Kindergarten:982
# of Students in 1st Grade:999
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,035
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,017
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,055
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,056
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,076
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,143
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,191
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,196
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,143
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,186
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Roanoke County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Roanoke 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Roanoke 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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Roanoke County School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,522 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,628. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,889 is higher than the state average of $11,792. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$166 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Roanoke County School District and average revenue for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$171 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Roanoke County School District and average spending for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,522$11,628
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Roanoke County School District and average revenue per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,889$11,792
This chart display average spending per public school student in Roanoke County School District and average spending per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Roanoke County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.68. The most diverse school in the district is Burlington Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.