Northwood Middle School

Northwood Middle School serves 224 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Northwood Middle School operates within the Smyth County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 224 students
Northwood Middle School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Northwood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Northwood Middle School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Northwood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 11:1 16:1
Northwood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Northwood Middle School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
98%
52%
Northwood Middle School White Students (1998-2014)
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.
0.04 0.42
Northwood Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
54%
33%
Northwood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
12%
6%
Northwood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Smyth County School District's student population of 4,787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,931 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,725 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,787 3,815
Smyth County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $42 MM
Smyth County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $49 MM $42 MM
Smyth County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,931 $10,576
Smyth County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,725 $10,658
Smyth County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Smyth Co. Career & Technical Center (8.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chilhowie Middle School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rich Valley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • SaltvilleRich Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 168 students
    0.1 miles
    196 Long Hollow Rd
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)624-3314
    0.1PK-5168
  • SaltvilleSaltville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
    7.5 miles
    1013 East Main St
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-4751
    7.5PK-5261
  • MarionSmyth Co. Career & Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    8.3 miles
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)646-8117
    8.39-12n/a
  • SaltvilleNorthwood High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 273 students
    8.4 miles
    305 Panther Ln
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-7751
    8.49-12273
  • ChilhowieChilhowie High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 455 students
    8.9 miles
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    8.99-12455

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5.0  2/17/2011
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