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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 473 students
Nelson Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Nelson Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Nelson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 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
Nelson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Nelson Middle School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
14%
24%
Nelson Middle School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
75%
53%
Nelson Middle School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Nelson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Nelson 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.
0.42 0.41
Nelson 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.
42%
32%
Nelson 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.
10%
6%
Nelson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,992 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,468 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,541 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,992 3,850
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $43 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,468 $11,282
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,541 $11,065
Nelson 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LovingstonNelson County High School
    6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-8317
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 597 students                      
  • ArringtonTye River Elementary School
    5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    ArringtonVA 22922
    (434)263-8960
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 502 students                      
  • Amherst Temperance Elementary School
    1981 Lowesville Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-2811
    10.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 76 students                      
  • AmherstAmherst Elementary School
    156 Davis St
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-9704
    12.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 319 students                      
  • AmherstAmherst Middle School
    165 Gordons Fairground Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-0691
    13.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 410 students                      

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