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Buckingham County Elementary School

Public | 3-5 | 452 students

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Posted June 3, 2014

Buckingham Elementary is a wonderful school with devoted, educated and responsive teachers and staff. For a small county, the opportunities and events are numerous. These people truly CARE about the kids and as long as you put forth normal effort with your child, they will succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 72% in 2013.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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54%

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History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 87% in 2012.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

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Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 70% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
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History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 84% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 73% in 2013.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 71% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

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Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
n/a

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students54%
Female students49%
Male students59%
Black students39%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students63%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities56%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English54%

Math

All Students38%
Female students29%
Male students47%
Black students30%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students45%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities43%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English38%

Science

All Students77%
Female students68%
Male students86%
Black students70%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students81%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities71%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students51%
Female students52%
Male students50%
Black students46%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial40%
White students57%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities55%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English51%

Math

All Students42%
Female students40%
Male students43%
Black students38%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial40%
White students46%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities32%
Students without disabilities43%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students61%
Female students56%
Male students66%
Black students49%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students67%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities64%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English61%

English: Writing

All Students55%
Female students58%
Male students52%
Black students53%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students55%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English55%

Math

All Students47%
Female students38%
Male students55%
Black students34%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students54%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities51%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English47%

Science

All Students73%
Female students67%
Male students77%
Black students54%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students81%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities75%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

No accreditation rating data was reported for this school.

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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40 Frank Harris Road
Dillwyn, VA 23936
Phone: (434) 505-0000

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