Surry County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 543 students in Surry County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Virginia.
Public Elementary Schools in Surry County School District have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Virginia public elementary school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 76% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Surry County School District are Luther P. Jackson Middle School and Surry Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public elementary school average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Surry County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,486 Schools
# Students
543 Students
864,727 Students
# Teachers
56 Teachers
56,815 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Surry County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 133 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 85-89% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#63 out of 135 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Surry County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Surry 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Surry 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Surry County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.69
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,326 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
58,494 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# Hispanic Students
12 Students
138,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
16%
# Black Students
300 Students
193,473 Students
% Black Students
55%
22%
# White Students
198 Students
419,282 Students
% White Students
37%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,392 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
33 Students
51,056 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
56
26,392
# Students in K Grade:
62
90,413
# Students in 1st Grade:
45
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
54
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
58
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
46
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
54
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
50
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
58
79,356
# Students in 8th Grade:
60
77,139
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
2,612
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
2,660
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
2,479
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
2,371
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,730 is higher than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,064 is higher than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$16 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Surry County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$17 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Surry County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,730
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Surry County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,064
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Surry County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Surry County School District Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Luther P. Jackson Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4255 New Design Rd
Dendron, VA 23839
(757) 267-2810
Grades: 5-8
| 222 students
Rank: #22.
Surry Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Hollybush Rd
Dendron, VA 23839
(757) 267-2558
Grades: PK-4
| 321 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 543 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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