Peasley Middle School

Peasley Middle School serves 830 students in grades 6 - 7.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Peasley Middle School operates within the Gloucester County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 830 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-7
Total Students 830 students
Peasley Middle School Total Students (1991-2014)
Gender % Peasley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Peasley Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2014)
Students by Grade Peasley 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 0.33 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
Peasley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Peasley Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
9%
23%
Peasley Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
81%
52%
Peasley Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Peasley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Peasley 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.
0.33 0.42
Peasley 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.
29%
33%
Peasley 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%
Peasley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,639 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,816 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,941 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Gloucester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,639 3,815
Gloucester County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $60 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,816 $10,576
Gloucester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,941 $10,658
Gloucester 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 Gloucester High School (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Page Middle School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GloucesterBethel Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 527 students2991 Hickory Fork Rd
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2360
    0.3PK-5527
  • GloucesterPetsworth Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 342 students10658 Geo Washington Mem Hwy
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-6161
    3.5PK-5342
  • GloucesterMid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed Center
    Special Education School
    4.3 miles6489 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    4.3n/a
  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 599 students6361 Main St
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    4.4PK-5599
  • GloucesterGloucester High School
    5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1791 students6680 Short Ln
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2526
    59-121791

School Reviews

this school is okay but the student are out numbering the teachers 20 to 1. there is not a lot of one on one time.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/12/14
School is good. Not the best. Good
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 08/30/14
It is a great way for us to learn new skills and practice them.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/30/13

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