Chilhowie Middle School

Chilhowie Middle School serves 297 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Chilhowie Middle School operates within the Smyth County School District.

Overview

The student population of 297 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 297 students
Chilhowie Middle School Total Students (1997-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Chilhowie Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade Chilhowie Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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
Chilhowie Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Chilhowie Middle School Hispanic (1998-2013)
Black
1%
24%
Chilhowie Middle School Black (1997-2013)
White
95%
53%
Chilhowie Middle School White (1997-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Chilhowie 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.
0.10 0.41
Chilhowie Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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.
34%
32%
Chilhowie Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Chilhowie Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,845 students has stayed relatively flat over five 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 Chilhowie High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glade Spring Middle School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chilhowie Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChilhowieChilhowie High School
    1160 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8966
    0 mi | 459 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChilhowieChilhowie Elementary School
    130 Lee Hwy
    ChilhowieVA 24319
    (276)646-8220
    0.8 mi | 622 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MarionSmyth Co. Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    MarionVA 24354
    (276)646-8117
    Vocational School

    2.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Glade SpringGlade Spring Middle School
    33474 Stage Coach Rd
    Glade SpringVA 24340
    (276)739-3800
    5.9 mi | 313 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SaltvilleNorthwood High School
    305 Panther Ln
    SaltvilleVA 24370
    (276)496-7751
    7.1 mi | 270 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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