Gate City Middle School

Gate City Middle School serves 552 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Gate City Middle School operates within the Scott County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 552 students
Gate City Middle School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Gate City Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Gate City Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Gate City Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 18:1 16:1
Gate City Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Gate City Middle School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
96%
52%
Gate City Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Gate City Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gate City 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.
0.08 0.42
Gate City 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.
40%
33%
Gate City Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
10%
6%
Gate City Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,815 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,629 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,598 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Scott County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 3,815 3,815
Scott County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $42 MM
Scott County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $38 MM $42 MM
Scott County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,629 $10,576
Scott County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,598 $10,658
Scott 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 Gate City High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Middle School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shoemaker Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gate CityGate City High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 500 students178 Harry Fry Dr
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-7522
    010-12500
  • Gate CityRenaissance/scott Co
    Alternative School
    0.3 milesC/o Scott Co Public Schls
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-6118
    0.3n/a
  • Gate CityScott County Career And Technical Center
    Vocational School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12387 Broadwater Ave
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-6515
    0.49-12n/a
  • Gate CityShoemaker Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 593 students218 Shoemaker Dr
    Gate CityVA 24251
    (276)386-7002
    0.5PK-6593
  • Weber CityWeber City Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 346 students322 Jennings St
    Weber CityVA 24290
    (276)386-7981
    1.4PK-6346

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