1730 Seabury Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
William M. Bass Elementary School serves 238 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William M. Bass Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

William M. Bass Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

William M. Bass Elementary School's student population of 238 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

William M. Bass Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 William M. Bass Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1392 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
68%
22%
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White
17%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Btm 50%)

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