Amherst, VA
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Amherst Public Schools


Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District Details

Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District
153 Washington St
Amherst, VA 24521

4,291 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Amherst Co Pblc Schs School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Virginia

(10 is best)

Better than of VA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Amelon Elem
132 Amer Court
Madison Heights, VA, 24572
PK-05
Amherst County High
139 Lancer Lane
Amherst, VA, 24521
09-12
Amherst Elem
156 Davis St
Amherst, VA, 24521
PK-05
Amherst Middle
165 Gordons Fairground Rd
Amherst, VA, 24521
06-08
Central Elem
575 Union Hill Rd
Amherst, VA, 24521
PK-05
Elon Elem
147 Younger Dr
Madison Heights, VA, 24572
PK-05
Madison Heights Elem
287 Learning Lane
Madison Heights, VA, 24572
PK-05
Monelison Middle
257 Trojan Rd
Madison Heights, VA, 24572
06-08
Pleasant View Elem
229 Dancing Creek Rd
Monroe, VA, 24574
PK-05
Temperance Elem
1981 Lowesville Rd
Amherst, VA, 24521
PK-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.4% 52.2%
Black 21.8% 23.3%
Hispanic 3.1% 13.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 6.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.2% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.5% 33.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 6.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,001 $26,655,000 58.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $478 $2,125,000 4.6%
Staff $414 $1,841,000 4.0%
General Administration $156 $694,000 1.5%
School Administration $430 $1,912,000 4.2%
Operation $833 $3,700,000 8.1%
Transportation $598 $2,655,000 5.8%
Other $132 $586,000 1.3%
Total Support $3,042 $13,513,000 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,258 $5,587,000 12.2%
Total Expenditures $10,301 $45,755,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,626 $8,440,165,000 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $540 $687,631,000 4.4%
Staff $699 $890,141,000 5.7%
General Administration $169 $215,168,000 1.4%
School Administration $638 $813,117,000 5.2%
Operation $1,025 $1,305,273,000 8.3%
Transportation $584 $744,281,000 4.7%
Other $172 $218,470,000 1.4%
Total Support $3,826 $4,874,081,000 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,903 $2,423,911,000 15.4%
Total Expenditures $12,355 $15,738,157,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%