Elko Middle School

Elko Middle School serves 900 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Elko Middle School operates within the Henrico County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 900 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 900 students
Elko Middle School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Elko Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Elko Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Elko Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Elko Middle School Asian (2008-2010)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Elko Middle School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
46%
25%
Elko Middle School Black (2008-2012)
White
43%
53%
Elko Middle School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Elko Middle School Sch Ethnicity Elko Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.64
Elko Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
47%
32%
Elko Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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%
7%
Elko Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 83,551 students has grown by 70% over five years.
School District Name Henrico County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
6
Number of Students Managed 83,551 3,669
Henrico County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $43 MM
Henrico County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $541 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,415 $11,282
Henrico County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,042 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Highland Springs Technical Center (5.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Fairfield Middle School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seven Pines Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sandston Seven Pines Elementary School
    301 Beulah Rd
    Sandston , VA , 23150
    (804)328-4065
    3.7  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sandston Donahoe Elementary School
    1801 Graves Rd
    Sandston , VA , 23150
    (804)328-4035
    3.9  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sandston Sandston Elementary School
    7 Naglee Ave
    Sandston , VA , 23150
    (804)328-4055
    4.3  mi  |  194  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Highland Springs Fair Oaks Elementary School
    201 Jennings Rd
    Highland Springs , VA , 23075
    (804)328-4085
    5  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Highland Springs Highland Springs Technical Center
    Vocational School
    100 Tech Dr
    Highland Springs , VA , 23075
    (804)328-4075
    Vocational School
    5.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 23, 2014 - BEST SCHOOL EVER wonderful staff members and teachers who make us incredibly smart - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended March 14, 2014 - I Love Elko Middle School Its The Best School That Helps Me With My Problems When Kids Pick On Me - Posted by Student/Alumni

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