Salem Church Middle School

Salem Church Middle School serves 827 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Salem Church Middle School operates within the Chesterfield County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 827 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 827 students
Salem Church Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Salem Church Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Salem Church Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more 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 15:1 15:1
Salem Church Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Salem Church Middle School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
15%
12%
Salem Church Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
28%
25%
Salem Church Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
49%
53%
Salem Church Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Salem Church Middle School Sch Ethnicity Salem Church 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.
0.66 0.64
Salem Church Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
38%
32%
Salem Church Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Salem Church Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Chesterfield County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
6
Number of Students Managed 59,372 3,669
Chesterfield County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $639 MM $43 MM
Chesterfield County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
Chesterfield County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
Chesterfield County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Lloyd C Bird High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Falling Creek Middle School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salem Church Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richmond Salem Church Elementary School
    9600 Salem Church Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23237
    (804)768-6215
    0  mi  |  582  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chesterfield Lloyd C Bird High School
    10301 Courthouse Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)768-6110
    0.5  mi  |  1735  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chesterfield Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home
    Alternative School
    9700 Krause Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)706-2160
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Chesterfield Chesterfield Technical High School
    Vocational School
    10101 Courthouse Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)768-6160
    Vocational School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chesterfield O B Gates Elementary School
    10001 Courthouse Rd
    Chesterfield , VA , 23832
    (804)768-6195
    1  mi  |  796  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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