Falling Branch Elementary



Falling Branch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Falling Branch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 25
K 91
1 63
2 83
3 97
4 71
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Falling Branch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Christiansburg, VA in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Falling Branch Elementary is the 658th largest public school in Virginia and the 21,733rd largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,733rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 658th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 55th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 261st out of 1,156

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Falling Branch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 256
(51%)
3,292
(49%)
 Male 246
(49%)
3,481
(51%)

Falling Branch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(86%)
5,545
(82%)
 Black 34
(7%)
321
(5%)
 Hispanic 19
(4%)
356
(5%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
252
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
291
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Falling Branch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 288
(57%)
4,166
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 170
(34%)
2,173
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(9%)
434
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Falling Branch Elementary is ranked 585th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Falling Branch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) is slightly 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.

Falling Branch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 566
2006 559
2007 544
2008 549
2009 539
2010 568
2011 554
2012 540
2013 537
2014 503
2015 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 12
2007 15
2008 15
2009 15
2010 16.3
2011 14.3
2012 12.4
2013 13
2014 12.7
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43109540636042
2006 0.46690518783542
2007 0.42830882352941
2008 0.41530054644809
2009 0.43970315398887
2010 0.44894366197183
2011 0.45487364620939
2012 0.4537037037037
2013 0.44134078212291
2014 0.47713717693837
2015 0.42629482071713

Compare Falling Branch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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