Rocky Gap Elementary



Rocky Gap Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rocky Gap Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 33
1 30
2 32
3 37
4 35
5 21
6 34
7 27
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rocky Gap Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rocky Gap, VA in the Bland County Public Schools. It enrolls 249 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rocky Gap Elementary is the 1,060th largest public school in Virginia and the 45,181st largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 249
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,181st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,060th out of 1,162
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 745th out of 1,157
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,094th out of 1,157

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Rocky Gap Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 137
(55%)
265
(51%)
 Male 112
(45%)
253
(49%)

Rocky Gap Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 238
(96%)
503
(97%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Rocky Gap Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 132
(53%)
285
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(33%)
167
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(14%)
66
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,154 ranked schools in Virginia, Rocky Gap Elementary is ranked 865th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rocky Gap Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 42.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Rocky Gap Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 265
2007 258
2008 242
2009 255
2010 244
2011 234
2012 249

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 11.3
2007 12.8
2008 12.3
2009 12.8
2010 12.1
2011 18
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4270462633452
2006 0.47924528301887
2007 0.44573643410853
2008 0.5
2009 0.47058823529412
2010 0.45901639344262
2011 0.44444444444444
2012 0.46987951807229

Compare Rocky Gap Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,436.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.6%
 
This School 47.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Rocky Gap Elementary
Rocky Gap, VA
Public KG - 07 249 17.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 159 12.2:1 5 miles
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Bluefield Intermediate School
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Brushfork Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 200 11.1:1 7 miles
Princeton Primary School
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Public KG - 02 563 14.8:1 8 miles
Bluefield Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 549 13.2:1 8 miles
Mercer Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 156 10:1 9 miles
Graham Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 444 14.4:1 9 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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