Clifton Middle School

Clifton Middle School serves 585 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Clifton Middle School operates within the Alleghany County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 585 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 585 students
Clifton Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Clifton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Clifton Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Clifton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Clifton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Clifton Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
7%
23%
Clifton Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
90%
52%
Clifton Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Clifton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Clifton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.42
Clifton Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
33%
Clifton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Clifton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,474 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,581 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,581 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Alleghany County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 2,474 3,815
Alleghany County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $42 MM
Alleghany County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $33 MM $42 MM
Alleghany County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,581 $10,576
Alleghany County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,581 $10,658
Alleghany County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Alleghany High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jeter-watson Intermediate (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt View Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CovingtonMt View Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 596 students100 Gleason Dr
    CovingtonVA 24426
    (540)863-1737
    0.1PK-5596
  • Clifton ForgeJackson River Gov. School
    Magnet School
    1.5 milesDs Lancaster Community College
    Clifton ForgeVA 24422
    (540)863-2841
    1.5n/a
  • CovingtonAlleghany High School
    2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 851 students210 Mountaineer Dr
    CovingtonVA 24426
    (540)863-1700
    29-12851
  • CovingtonJackson River Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2.2 miles | Grades: 9-12105 East Country Club Ln
    CovingtonVA 24426
    (540)862-1308
    2.29-12n/a
  • CovingtonCovington High School
    6.4 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 314 students606 South Lexington Ave
    CovingtonVA 24426
    (540)965-1410
    6.48-12314

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