Halifax County Middle School

1011 Middle School Circle

South Boston, VA 24592-0838

Tel: (434)572-4100
Grades: 6-8

1,345 students

Halifax County Middle School serves 1,345 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Halifax County Middle School operates within the Halifax County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 1345 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,345 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Students by Grade Halifax County 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 0.55 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 13:1 15:1
Halifax County Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
44%
25%
White
51%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Halifax County Middle School Sch Ethnicity Halifax County 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.
0.55 0.41
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.
51%
32%
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.
12%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,477 students has grown by 24% over five years.
School District Name Halifax County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
8
Number of Students Managed 7,477 3,801
Halifax County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $43 MM
Halifax County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $64 MM $42 MM
Halifax County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,571 $11,282
Halifax County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,596 $11,065
Halifax County Public s School 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 Halifax County High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bluestone Middle School (20.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Boston/halifax Early Learning Center (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South BostonHalifax County High School
    High School Circle
    South BostonVA 24592
    (434)572-4977
    0.7 mi | 1716 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HalifaxHalifax Cor Unit #23
    Alternative School
    1200 Farm Rd
    HalifaxVA 24558
    (434)572-1808
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • South BostonSouth Boston/halifax Early Learning Center
    1927 Jeffress Blvd
    South BostonVA 24592
    (434)572-4273
    1.1 mi | 67 students | Gr. PK                      
  • South BostonSouth Boston Elementary School
    2320 Parker Ave
    South BostonVA 24592
    (434)517-2620
    1.6 mi | 781 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HalifaxHalifax County Career Center
    Alternative School
    315 South Main St
    HalifaxVA 24558
    (434)476-5515
    Alternative School

    2.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Did You Know?
Halifax County, VA 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 0.50, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Halifax County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.