Northwood Middle School

Northwood Middle School serves 218 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Northwood Middle School operates within the Smyth County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 218 students
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade Northwood Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 10:1 15:1
Northwood Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
White
98%
53%
All Ethnic Groups Northwood Middle School Sch Ethnicity Northwood 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.
0.04 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.
50%
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.
12%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,810 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Smyth County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
8
Number of Students Managed 4,810 3,801
Smyth County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
Smyth County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
Smyth County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,089 $11,065
Smyth County Public s School 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 Smyth Co. Career & Technical Center (8.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chilhowie Middle School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rich Valley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SaltvilleRich Valley Elementary School
    196 Long Hollow Rd
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)624-3314
    0.1 mi | 185 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SaltvilleSaltville Elementary School
    1013 East Main St
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-4751
    7.5 mi | 280 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MarionSmyth Co. Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)646-8117
    Vocational School

    8.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SaltvilleNorthwood High School
    305 Panther Ln
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-7751
    8.4 mi | 261 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Middle School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-3942
    8.9 mi | 306 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Smyth County, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.08, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Smyth County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.