Piney Branch Elementary



Piney Branch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Piney Branch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 14
K 131
1 106
2 116
3 138
4 146
5 120
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Piney Branch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bristow, VA in the Prince William County Public Schools. It enrolls 771 students in grades 1st through 12th. Piney Branch Elementary is the 139th largest public school in Virginia and the 5,270th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 771
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,270th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 139th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 940th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 256th out of 1,156

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Piney Branch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 392
(51%)
29,855
(49%)
 Male 379
(49%)
31,378
(51%)

Piney Branch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 434
(56%)
19,448
(32%)
 Hispanic 112
(15%)
20,321
(33%)
 Asian 101
(13%)
5,014
(8%)
 Black 73
(9%)
12,381
(20%)
 Two or More 50
(6%)
3,793
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
140
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
136
(0%)

Piney Branch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 660
(86%)
35,638
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(10%)
20,870
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(5%)
4,725
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Piney Branch Elementary is ranked 905th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Piney Branch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Piney Branch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 697
2012 748
2013 743
2014 740
2015 771

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 20.3
2012 21
2013 18.5
2014 20
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.13629842180775
2012 0.16042780748663
2013 0.15477792732167
2014 0.17567567567568
2015 0.14396887159533

Compare Piney Branch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.4%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Piney Branch Elementary
Bristow, VA
Public PK - 05 771 18.5:1  
Gainesville Middle School
Gainesville, VA
Public 06 - 08 1,382 17.6:1 1 miles
Bristow Run Elementary
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Public PK - 05 686 15.9:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 683 19.3:1 2 miles
Montessori of Gainesville - Casa Dei Bambini
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Private PK - KG 94 3:1 2 miles
Glenkirk Elementary
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Public PK - 05 757 17.5:1 2 miles
Linton Hall School
Bristow, VA
Private PK - 08 256 9:1 3 miles
Victory Elementary
Bristow, VA
Public PK - 05 712 18.3:1 3 miles
Buckland Mills Elementary
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Public PK - 05 689 18.8:1 3 miles
E.h. Marsteller Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,298 17.1:1 3 miles
George G. Tyler Elementary
Gainesville, VA
Public PK - 05 538 17.7:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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