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Amherst County Public Schools

  • Schools
    10
  • Students
    3,896
  • Teachers
    303

Amherst County Public Schools is a public school district in Virginia. They serve 3,896 students across 10 schools, and its teachers have had 75 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Amherst County Public Schools Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (434) 946-9386
  • PO Box 1257
  • Amherst, VA-1257
  • Website

Amherst County Public Schools Students

59%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
24%
of its student body are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily white students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Amherst County Public Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Amherst County Public Schools had a total revenue of $47.8 million in the 2016-17 school year. 36.6% came from local sources, 55.1% from state sources, and 8.3% from federal sources.

Amherst County Public Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $12,277 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 36.6% came from local sources, 55.1% from state sources, and 8.3% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Amherst County Public Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Nov 26, 2022

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Amherst County Public Schools

$39,445
raised using DonorsChoose
75
projects funded
46
teachers funded
305
donors
5
projects for basic supplies
11
projects for technology
13
projects for books
2
projects for art supplies

Amherst County Public Schools has received support from 229 individuals from Virginia and 76 individuals out-of-state.

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