Watauga Elementary School

  • Watauga Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Watauga Elementary School's student population of 559 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watauga Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Watauga Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#151 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Watauga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watauga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Watauga Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
89%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Watauga Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watauga Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.210.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Watauga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watauga Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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