Southampton Middle School

23450 Southampton Parkway

Courtland, VA 23837-2328

Tel: (757)653-9250
Grades: 6-8

647 students

Southampton Middle School serves 647 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Southampton Middle School operates within the Southampton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 647 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 647 students
Southampton Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Southampton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Southampton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 17:1 15:1
Southampton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Southampton Middle School Hispanic (2002-2013)
Black
42%
24%
Southampton Middle School Black (1993-2013)
White
56%
53%
Southampton Middle School White (1993-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southampton Middle School Sch Ethnicity Southampton 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.
0.51 0.41
Southampton 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.
37%
32%
Southampton 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.
6%
6%
Southampton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,426 students has grown by 20% over five years.
School District Name Southampton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 3,426 3,850
District Total Revenue $34 MM $43 MM
District Spending $32 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,058 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,317 $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 Southampton High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Joseph P. King Junior Middle School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meherrin Elementary School (5.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CourtlandSouthampton High School
    23350 Southampton Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)653-2751
    0.2 mi | 806 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NewsomsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Meherrin Elementary School
    28600 Grays Shop Rd
    NewsomsVA 23874
    (757)654-6461
    5.1 mi | 295 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CapronCapron Elementary School
    18414 Southampton Pky
    CapronVA 23829
    (434)658-4348
    5.7 mi | 197 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CourtlandRiverdale Elementary School
    31023 Camp Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)562-3007
    7.1 mi | 647 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CapronSouthampton Recep. & Classif.
    Alternative School
    15172 Old Belfield Rd
    CapronVA 23829
    (804)658-4171
    Alternative School

    7.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - I heard there were problems at SMS....but the staff has really impressed me. They work hard to resolve issues. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 27, 2010 - I think that this school is very proper and it is better than Franklin Middle School. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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