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
Halifax County Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Halifax County Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Halifax County Middle School Asian (1993-2009)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Halifax County Middle School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
44%
25%
Halifax County Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
51%
53%
Halifax County Middle School White (1993-2012)
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
Halifax County 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.
51%
32%
Halifax County 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.
12%
7%
Halifax County Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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: 2012 (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)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South Boston Halifax County High School
    High School Circle
    South Boston , VA , 24592
    (434)572-4977
    0.7  mi  |  1716  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Halifax Halifax Cor Unit #23
    Alternative School
    1200 Farm Rd
    Halifax , VA , 24558
    (434)572-1808
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • South Boston South Boston/halifax Early Learning Center
    1927 Jeffress Blvd
    South Boston , VA , 24592
    (434)572-4273
    1.1  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • South Boston South Boston Elementary School
    2320 Parker Ave
    South Boston , VA , 24592
    (434)517-2620
    1.6  mi  |  781  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Halifax Halifax County Career Center
    Alternative School
    315 South Main St
    Halifax , VA , 24558
    (434)476-5515
    Alternative School
    2.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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

Recent Public School Articles
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Public or Private? Which School is Best for Your Child?
Should your child attend a public or private school? A tough question indeed! Public and private schools have many benefits for children and their families, yet they both have drawbacks as well. In this article, learn about the pros and cons of each to help make your decision to go public or private an easier one.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

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 0.24, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Halifax County is Halifax County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.