RATINGS
District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


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ACADEMICS
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This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS
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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
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Teachers & Staff
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Reviews From Schools in Roanoke City Public Schools
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Parent / Guardian
May 06, 2022
Communication skills suck throughout the entire school; including the assistant principal and principal. They will say they will look into it. But next time you speak to them they still don’t have a... More
Parent / Guardian
December 16, 2021
Getting a phone call saying your daughter's absence from school is unexcused after informing the teacher she's sick doesn't sit well with me. It's negligence on the school's part in one manner or... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
December 16, 2021
Not a positive experience overall. The school has a challenging population; however, this does not mean that discipline expectations and consequences should be non-existent. In essence, the school... More