Prospect Heights Middle School

202 Dailey Dr,

Orange, VA, 22960-1509

Tel: (540)661-4400
Grades: 6-8

549 students

Prospect Heights Middle School serves 549 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Prospect Heights Middle School operates within the Orange County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 549 students
Prospect Heights Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Prospect Heights Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Prospect Heights Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Prospect Heights Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Prospect Heights Middle School Asian (1995-2010)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Prospect Heights Middle School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
22%
25%
Prospect Heights Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
67%
53%
Prospect Heights Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Prospect Heights Middle School Sch Ethnicity Prospect Heights 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.
0.50 0.84
Prospect Heights 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.
36%
32%
Prospect Heights 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.
10%
7%
Prospect Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Orange County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 5,218 3,801
Orange County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $43 MM
Orange County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $55 MM $42 MM
Orange County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,309 $11,282
Orange County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,337 $11,065
Orange 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 Orange Co. High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is William H. Wetsel Middle School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orange Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Orange Turning Point Alt. Ed.
    Alternative School
    200 Dailey Dr
    Orange , VA , 22960
    (540)661-4555
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Orange Redirection Alt. Ed.
    Alternative School
    200 Dailey Dr
    Orange , VA , 22960
    (540)661-4550
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Orange Orange Elementary School
    230 Montevista Ave
    Orange , VA , 22960
    (540)661-4450
    0.6  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Orange Orange Co. High School
    201 Selma Rd
    Orange , VA , 22960
    (540)661-4300
    1.1  mi  |  1526  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Gordonsville Gordon Barbour Elementary School
    50 West Baker St
    Gordonsville , VA , 22942
    (540)661-4500
    8  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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