Peasley Middle School

Peasley Middle School serves 923 students in grades 6-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Peasley Middle School operates within the Gloucester County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 923 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 48% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-7
Total Students 923 students
Peasley Middle School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Peasley Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade Peasley Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less 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 13:1 15:1
Peasley Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Peasley Middle School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Peasley Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
8%
25%
Peasley Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
82%
53%
Peasley Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Peasley Middle School Sch Ethnicity Peasley 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.
0.32 0.41
Peasley 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.
25%
32%
Peasley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Peasley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gloucester County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 5,841 3,801
Gloucester County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $43 MM
Gloucester County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,076 $11,282
Gloucester County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,063 $11,065
Gloucester 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 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 Students Grades
  • Gloucester Bethel Elementary School
    2991 Hickory Fork Rd
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2360
    0.3  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Petsworth Elementary School
    10658 Geo Washington Mem Hwy
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-6161
    3.5  mi  |  290  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Mid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed Center
    Special Education School
    Gloucester Co. Public Schools
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-7880
    Special Education School
    4.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Gloucester Botetourt Elementary School
    6361 Main St
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2151
    4.4  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Gloucester High School
    6680 Short Ln
    Gloucester , VA , 23061
    (804)693-2526
    5  mi  |  1884  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 12, 2014 - 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
  • Recommended August 30, 2014 - School is good. Not the best. Good - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended July 30, 2013 - It is a great way for us to learn new skills and practice them. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Virginia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.