Swift Creek Middle School

Swift Creek Middle School serves 1,022 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Swift Creek Middle School operates within the Chesterfield County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1022 students has declined by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,022 students
Swift Creek Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Swift Creek Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Swift Creek Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Swift Creek Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
6%
Swift Creek Middle School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Swift Creek Middle School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
16%
24%
Swift Creek Middle School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
69%
53%
Swift Creek Middle School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Swift Creek Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Swift Creek 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.
0.49 0.41
Swift Creek Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
14%
32%
Swift Creek Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Swift Creek Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 59,038 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,809 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,611 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Chesterfield County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 59,038 3,850
Chesterfield County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $639 MM $43 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $627 MM $42 MM
Chesterfield County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,809 $11,282
Chesterfield County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,611 $11,065
Chesterfield County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Clover Hill High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tomahawk Creek Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swift Creek Elementary School (1.1 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
  • MidlothianClover Hill High School
    13301 Kelly Green Ln
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6230
    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1798 students                      
  • MidlothianSwift Creek Elementary School
    13800 Genito Rd
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6305
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 830 students                      
  • MidlothianEvergreen Elementary School
    1701 Evergreen East Parkway
    MidlothianVA 23114
    (804)378-2400
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1029 students                      
  • Midlothian Clover Hill Elementary School
    5700 Woodlake Village Parkway
    MidlothianVA 23112
    (804)739-6220
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 790 students                      
  • MidlothianTomahawk Creek Middle School
    1600 Learning Place Loop
    MidlothianVA 23114
    (804)378-7120
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1264 students                      

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?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.