Peabody Middle School

Peabody Middle School serves 590 students in grades 6 - 7.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Peabody Middle School operates within the Petersburg City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 590 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-7
Total Students 590 students
Peabody Middle School Total Students (2009-2014)
Gender % Peabody Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Peabody Middle School Total Teachers (2009-2014)
Students by Grade Peabody Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 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 13:1 16:1
Peabody Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Peabody Middle School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
94%
23%
Peabody Middle School Black Students (2009-2014)
White
1%
52%
Peabody Middle School White Students (2009-2014)
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.
0.11 0.42
Peabody Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
80%
33%
Peabody Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Peabody Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2014)

District Comparison

Petersburg City School District's student population of 4,466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,524 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,272 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Petersburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 4,466 3,815
Petersburg City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $42 MM
Petersburg City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $52 MM $42 MM
Petersburg City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,524 $10,576
Petersburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,272 $10,658
Petersburg City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westview Early Childhood Ed. Center (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PetersburgAppomattox Regional Gov. SchoolMagnet School

    0.6 miles
    512 West Washington St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)722-0200
    0.6n/an/a
  • PetersburgWestview Early Childhood Ed. Center
    Grades: PK | 343 students
    0.7 miles
    1100 Patterson St
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7010
    0.7PK343
  • PetersburgA.p. Hill Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 509 students
    0.8 miles
    1450 Talley Ave
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7002
    0.8KG-5509
  • Petersburg J.e.b. Stuart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    1.2 miles
    100 Pleasants Ln
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)862-7013
    1.2PK-5534
  • PetersburgPetersburg Regional AlternativeAlternative School

    1.3 miles
    230 South Crater Rd
    PetersburgVA 23803
    (804)733-2180
    1.3n/an/a

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
School Clothing

School Mascot: Lions

School Colors: