Prospect Heights Middle School

Prospect Heights Middle School serves 530 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Prospect Heights Middle School operates within the Orange County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 530 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 530 students
Prospect Heights Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Prospect Heights Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Prospect Heights Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Prospect Heights Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more 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 15:1 16:1
Prospect Heights Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Prospect Heights Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
20%
23%
Prospect Heights Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
67%
52%
Prospect Heights Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Prospect Heights Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Prospect Heights 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.
0.51 0.42
Prospect Heights 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.
39%
33%
Prospect Heights 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.
11%
6%
Prospect Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,181 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,140 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,311 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Orange County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,181 3,815
Orange County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $42 MM
Orange County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $76 MM $42 MM
Orange County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,140 $10,576
Orange County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,311 $10,658
Orange 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 Orange Co. High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William H. Wetsel Middle School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orange Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • OrangeRedirection Alt. Ed.
    Alternative School
    0.1 miles200 Dailey Dr
    OrangeVA 22960
    (540)661-4550
    0.1n/a
  • OrangeTurning Point Alt. Ed.
    Alternative School
    0.1 miles200 Dailey Dr
    OrangeVA 22960
    (540)661-4555
    0.1n/a
  • OrangeOrange Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 624 students230 Montevista Ave
    OrangeVA 22960
    (540)661-4450
    0.6PK-5624
  • OrangeOrange Co. High School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1541 students201 Selma Rd
    OrangeVA 22960
    (540)661-4300
    1.19-121541
  • GordonsvilleGordon-barbour Elementary School
    8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 387 students500 West Baker St
    GordonsvilleVA 22942
    (540)661-4500
    8PK-5387

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