Wise Primary

323 Railroad Ave Se
Wise, VA 24293
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Wise Primary serves 675 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wise Primary placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Wise Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Wise Primary's student population of 675 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students675 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wise Primary
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wise Primary is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wise Primary is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#401 out of 1801 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
3%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wise Primary and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wise Primary and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wise Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wise Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWise County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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