Southampton Middle School

23450 Southampton Parkway

Courtland, VA 23837-2328

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

603 students

Southampton Middle School serves 603 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Southampton Middle School operates within the Southampton County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 603 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 603 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade Southampton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 13:1 15:1
Black
40%
25%
White
57%
53%
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.
0.52 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.
34%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,416 students has grown by 19% over five years.
School District Name Southampton County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 3,416 3,801
District Total Revenue $34 MM $43 MM
Southampton County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $42 MM
Southampton County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,058 $11,282
Southampton County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,317 $11,065
Southampton 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 Southampton High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Joseph P. King Junior Middle School (9.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meherrin Elementary School (5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CourtlandSouthampton High School
    23350 Southampton Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)653-2751
    0.1 mi | 857 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NewsomsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Meherrin Elementary School
    28600 Grays Shop Rd
    NewsomsVA 23874
    (757)654-6461
    5 mi | 301 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CapronCapron Elementary School
    18414 Southampton Pky
    CapronVA 23829
    (434)658-4348
    5.6 mi | 209 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CourtlandRiverdale Elementary School
    31023 Camp Parkway
    CourtlandVA 23837
    (757)562-3007
    7.1 mi | 627 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CapronSouthampton Recep. & Classif.
    Alternative School
    15172 Old Belfield Rd
    CapronVA 23829
    (804)658-4171
    Alternative School

    7.3 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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Did You Know?
Virginia 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 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.