Andrew Lewis Middle School

616 South College Ave

Salem, VA 24153-5090

Grades: 6-8

917 students

Andrew Lewis Middle School serves 917 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Andrew Lewis Middle School operates within the Salem City School District.

Overview

The student population of 917 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 917 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
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 0.32 is less 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
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
10%
24%
White
82%
53%
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.32 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.
24%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,850 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,116 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,527 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Salem City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 3,850 3,850
District Total Revenue $44 MM $43 MM
District Spending $41 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,116 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,527 $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 Burton Ctr. For Arts And Technical High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hidden Valley Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G.w. Carver Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalemG.w. Carver Elementary School
    6 Fourth St
    SalemVA 24153
    (540)387-2492
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 434 students                      
  • SalemWest Salem Elementary School
    520 North Bruffey St
    SalemVA 24153
    (540)387-2503
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 424 students                      
  • SalemBurton Ctr. For Arts And Technical High School
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    1760 Blvd
    SalemVA 24153
    (540)857-5000
    Vocational School
    Magnet School

    1.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • SalemEast Salem Elementary School
    1765 Blvd
    SalemVA 24153
    (540)375-7001
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 442 students                      
  • SalemSalem High School
    400 Spartan Dr
    SalemVA 24153
    (540)387-2437
    1.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1219 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 22, 2015 - My experience at Andrew Lewis has been nothing but positive. The administration and teachers have been great. Any issues are taken seriously by the staff and everything handled in a professional manner. My two kids have loved attending school there. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended November 12, 2014 - Severely lacking in communication with parents/guardians, they rely solely on the usage of social media and voice mail to relay information. Schedules are not sent out, newsletters are not sent out, open house information is not sent out, not even school bus routes or bus numbers are sent out. If you want to know anything about the upcoming/current school year, you need to hunt on line to get the information. Even notification of upcoming teacher/parent conference availability is a recording calling your phone and leaving you a voice mail. If your child is struggling and not doing so well, they will not contact you to notify you at all. They rely solely on you coming to them for them to do anything to help you or your child, and even then they push for you to use social media for their "parent portal" to receive information and communicate with teachers. This school is severely lacking in people skills and actually reaching out to parents/guardians. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 04, 2011 - My views on this schools special education for 6th graders is not where it should be and Andrew Lewis is not holding up to its reputation in this area. Parents of children with special needs are swept under the rug and the children are not learning or being treated with dignity and respect. Also no correctional action is taken seriously when there are complaints in this department. - Posted by Parent

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