Smyth County Public Schools School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 14 public schools in Smyth County Public Schools School District, serving 4,431 students.
  • Public school in Smyth County Public School School District have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 78% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
  • The top ranked public schools in Smyth County Public Schools School District are Rich Valley Elementary School, Marion Elementary School and Chilhowie High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameSmyth County Public Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.scsb.org
School District Phone Number(276)783-3791
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools14 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students4,431 Students1,290,812 Students
# of Teachers310 Teachers85,977 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

  • Smyth County Public Schools 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 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smyth 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smyth 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Smyth County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.110.68
# of American Indian Students2 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students25 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students133 Students202,983 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
16%
# of Black Students71 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
2%
22%
# of White Students4,171 Students631,601 Students
% White Students
94%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students28 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:14833,597
# of Students in Kindergarten:31290,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:30894,212
# of Students in 2nd Grade:29794,065
# of Students in 3rd Grade:30296,843
# of Students in 4th Grade:33399,187
# of Students in 5th Grade:36999,445
# of Students in 6th Grade:32497,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:36396,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:33696,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:377103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:31699,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:35894,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:28893,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,240 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,100. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,028 is less than the state average of $11,256. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$50 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Smyth County Public Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$49 MM$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Smyth County Public Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,240$11,100
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Smyth County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,028$11,256
This chart display average spending per public school student in Smyth County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Smyth County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Atkins Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5903 Lee Hwy
    Atkins, VA 24311
    (276)783-3366

    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
  • Chilhowie Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    130 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie, VA 24319
    (276)646-8220

    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
  • Chilhowie High School Math: 77% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie, VA 24319
    (276)646-8966

    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
  • Chilhowie Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie, VA 24319
    (276)646-3942

    Grades: 6-8 | 331 students
  • Marion Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 20%
    188 Star Mountain Dr
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276)783-3021

    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
  • Marion Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    134 Wilden St
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276)783-4466

    Grades: 6-8 | 515 students
  • Marion Senior High School Math: 71% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    848 Stage St
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276)783-4731

    Grades: 9-12 | 656 students
  • Northwood High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    305 Panther Ln
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276)496-7751

    Grades: 9-12 | 281 students
  • Northwood Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    156 Long Hollow Rd
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276)624-3341

    Grades: 6-8 | 177 students
  • Oak Point Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    138 Oak Point Dr
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276)783-2609

    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
  • Rich Valley Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 20%
    196 Long Hollow Rd
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276)624-3314

    Grades: PK-5 | 159 students
  • Saltville Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1013 E Main St
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276)496-4751

    Grades: PK-5 | 210 students
  • Smyth County Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276)646-8117

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Sugar Grove Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    242 Teas Rd
    Sugar Grove, VA 24375
    (276)783-2459

    Grades: PK-5 | 118 students
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