Staunton City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,701 students in Staunton City School District. Staunton City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Staunton City School District are Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School, Arthur R. Ware Elementary School and Robert E. Lee High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Staunton City School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameStaunton City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.staunton.k12.va.us
School District Phone Number(540) 332-3920
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools6 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students2,701 Students1,290,708 Students
# of Teachers208 Teachers85,967 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

Staunton City 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 84% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#93 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Staunton City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
69%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Staunton City   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)
(16-17)
73%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Staunton City   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
84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Staunton City   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.530.68
# of American Indian Students5 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students29 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students149 Students202,982 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
16%
# of Black Students424 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
16%
22%
# of White Students1,777 Students631,498 Students
% White Students
66%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students316 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:7433,581
# of Students in Kindergarten:20390,873
# of Students in 1st Grade:22394,190
# of Students in 2nd Grade:18294,056
# of Students in 3rd Grade:19796,830
# of Students in 4th Grade:22599,179
# of Students in 5th Grade:18799,433
# of Students in 6th Grade:22197,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:22596,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:20996,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:169103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:19499,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:19694,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:19693,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,021 is higher than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,550 is higher than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$38 MM$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Staunton City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$37 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Staunton City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,021$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Staunton City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,550$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Staunton City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Staunton City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Thomas C. Mcswain Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1101 N Coalter St
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3936

    Grades: K-5 | 427 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Arthur R. Ware Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    330 Grubert Avenue
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3938

    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Robert E. Lee High School Math: 72% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1200 N Coalter St
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3926

    Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Bessie Weller Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Greenville Ave
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3940

    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Shelburne Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Grubert Ave
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3930

    Grades: 6-8 | 655 students
  • Rank: #66.Dixon Educational Center, 1751
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 332-3934

    Grades: PK | 74 students
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