School Details

Altavista Elementary School

1003 Lynch Mill Rd, Altavista, VA 24517
(434) 369-5665
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 625 students 15 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

67%
62%
72%
57%
66%
65%
82%
80%
84%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Campbell County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
65%
70%
76%
77%
75%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Campbell County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
72%
73%
53%
67%
71%
77%
74%
69%
51%
78%
76%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Campbell County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Altavista Elementary School is a public elementary school in Altavista. The principal of Altavista Elementary School is Mrs. Amy Abell. 625 children attend Altavista Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 45% of the 625 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Altavista Elementary School is 15:1. John L. Hurt Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 70% 78%
Black, non-Hispanic 29% 18%
Hispanic 0.8% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    I am very upset with this school. I have a grandson that is disabled and they want him in normal classes and also he can not read and is suppose to be in 4th grade. He is in 3rd and has only a 1st grade reading level and only half way through it. I am upset that they pass him. It wont let me post unless i give it a star.

  • (5 years ago)

    AES is a up to date modern school with the 'small' town one on one attention that every parent / grandparent wants for their child. The entire faculty work very hard to give our childen the BEST education available. HATS OFF to the entire staff of AES !!!

  • (9 years ago)

    Altavista Elementary School is a wonderful school. The faculty is great and they form a very caring environment for the students. The school works hard to keep parents informed and involved. My daughter started middle school this year and loves it but I admit I miss the folks the AES!

  • (10 years ago)

    I think that Altavista Elementary is one of the best schools in this area. Most of the teachers are great too.

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