Wythe County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,150 students in Wythe County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Wythe County School District have an average math proficiency score of 90% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wythe County School District are Fort Chiswell High School, George Wythe High School and Rural Retreat Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wythe County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wythe County 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 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Wythe 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
13 Schools
2,122 Schools
# Students
4,150 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
274 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Wythe County 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 94% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#10 out of 135 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wythe County   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 Wythe 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)
86%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wythe 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
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wythe 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
0.16
0.68
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
24 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
62 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
16%
# Black Students
172 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
4%
22%
# White Students
3,805 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
92%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
81 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
125
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
295
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
283
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
276
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
298
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
297
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
319
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
326
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
324
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
301
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
341
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
309
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
314
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
342
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,181 in this school district is less 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 $10,719 is less than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$46 MM
$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wythe County   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
$45 MM
$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Wythe County   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
$11,181
$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wythe County   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
$10,719
$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wythe County   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.

Best Wythe County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Fort Chiswell High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
#1 Pioneer Trail
Max Meadows, VA 24360
(276) 637-3437
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
George Wythe High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Maroon Way
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 228-3157
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Rural Retreat Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Martha Debord Way
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(276) 686-4125
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Sheffey Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
621 Piney Mt. Rd
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 699-1771
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Rural Retreat High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
321 E Buck St
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(276) 686-4143
Grades: 9-12
| 367 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Rural Retreat Middle School
Math: 92% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 E. Buck Ave.
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
(276) 686-5200
Grades: 6-8
| 250 students
Rank: #77.
Jackson Memorial Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4424 Fort Chiswell Road
Austinville, VA 24312
(276) 699-0160
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #88.
Speedwell Elementary School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6820 Cedar Springs Rd
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 621-4622
Grades: PK-5
| 139 students
Rank: #99.
Scott Memorial Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
950 S. Seventh St.
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 228-2851
Grades: 6-8
| 334 students
Rank: #1010.
Max Meadows Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
213 School St
Max Meadows, VA 24360
(276) 637-3211
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #1111.
Fort Chiswell Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 Pioneer Trail
Max Meadows, VA 24360
(276) 637-4400
Grades: 6-8
| 367 students
Rank: #1212.
Spiller Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 Tazewell St
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 228-3561
Grades: PK-5
| 683 students
Wythe County Technical Center
Vocational School
1505 W Spiller St
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 228-5481
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.16

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