Northwood Middle School

Northwood Middle School serves 224 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% 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 School District.

Overview

The student population of 224 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 224 students
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 11:1 15:1
White
99%
53%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.02 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.
51%
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.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,845 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,282 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,089 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Smyth County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 4,845 3,850
District Total Revenue $52 MM $43 MM
District Spending $51 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,282 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,089 $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 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 Grades Students
  • SaltvilleRich Valley Elementary School
    196 Long Hollow Rd
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)624-3314
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 178 students                      
  • SaltvilleSaltville Elementary School
    1013 East Main St
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-4751
    7.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 276 students                      
  • MarionSmyth Co. Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)646-8117
    Vocational School

    8.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • SaltvilleNorthwood High School
    305 Panther Ln
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-7751
    8.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 270 students                      
  • ChilhowieChilhowie High School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    8.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 459 students                      

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