School Details

John L. Hurt Elementary School

315 Prospect Rd, Hurt, VA 24563
(434) 324-7231
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 287 students 14 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

62%
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65%
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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
  • Pittsylvania County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
70%
70%
76%
78%
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
  • Pittsylvania County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
66%
73%
50%
63%
71%
50%
67%
69%
47%
64%
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
  • Pittsylvania County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

John L. Hurt Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hurt. The principal of John L. Hurt Elementary School is Mrs. Vickie S. Murphy. 287 students go to John L. Hurt Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic and Black, non-Hispanic. 57% of the 287 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at John L. Hurt Elementary School is 14:1. Altavista Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 72% 70%
Black, non-Hispanic 28% 27%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 45%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    I think That JLHES is the Best school. Our daughter has really enjoyed herself and she's come along way. I would like to say Thank You to all of the teachers at JLHES for helping our daughter become a Better Smarter Stronger young lady Thank You All.

  • (8 years ago)

    I love Hurt school. I really like Mrs. Murphy and most all of the teachers. My son did very well there and my daughter is doing well also. I see a close bond with the teachers. You can just tell that the teachers work very hard and really care about the students. We are so lucky to have them!

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