Dan River Middle School

Dan River Middle School serves 535 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Dan River Middle School operates within the Pittsylvania County School District.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 535 students
Dan River Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Dan River Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dan River Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 15:1 15:1
Dan River Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Dan River Middle School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
32%
24%
White
66%
53%
Dan River Middle School White (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dan River Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.47 0.41
Dan River 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.
50%
32%
Dan River 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%
Dan River Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,948 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Pittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed 9,948 3,850
District Total Revenue $90 MM $43 MM
District Spending $109 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,683 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,737 $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 Dan River High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kentuck Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RinggoldKentuck Elementary School
    100 Kentuck Elementary Circle
    RinggoldVA 24586
    (434)822-5944
    0.1 mi | 585 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RinggoldDan River High School
    100 Dan River Wildcat Circle
    RinggoldVA 24586
    (434)822-7081
    0.5 mi | 652 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BlairsSouthside Elementary School
    440 East Witt Rd
    BlairsVA 24527
    (434)836-0006
    4.4 mi | 530 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DanvilleGlenwood Elementary School
    1540 Halifax Rd
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-5129
    5.5 mi | 254 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DanvilleRegional Alternative/pittslvania Co
    Alternative School
    1601a Franklin Turnpike
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (804)432-4920
    Alternative School

    5.6 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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