Watauga Elementary School
Watauga Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Watauga Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 98% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 531 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 9%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in VA
- Math Proficiency: 98% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 94% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Watauga Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Watauga Elementary School's student population of 531 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Watauga Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Watauga Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#14 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
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