Nelson Middle School

6925 Thomas Nelson Hwy

Lovingston, VA 22949

Grades: 6-8

473 students

Nelson Middle School serves 473 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Nelson Middle School operates within the Nelson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 473 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 473 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
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 0.42 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
Hispanic
7%
12%
Black
14%
24%
White
75%
53%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.42 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.
42%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,992 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,992 3,850
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,468 $11,282
District Spending / Student $12,541 $11,065
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 Nelson County High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amherst Middle School (13.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tye River Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LovingstonNelson County High School
    6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-8317
    0 mi | 597 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ArringtonTye River Elementary School
    5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    ArringtonVA 22922
    (434)263-8960
    1.1 mi | 502 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Amherst Temperance Elementary School
    1981 Lowesville Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-2811
    10.5 mi | 76 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AmherstAmherst Elementary School
    156 Davis St
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-9704
    12.8 mi | 319 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AmherstAmherst Middle School
    165 Gordons Fairground Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-0691
    13.4 mi | 410 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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