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

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 less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
12%
Black
40%
25%
White
57%
53%
Unknown
3%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.52
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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
LunchFamilies 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 2,880 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Southampton County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
n/a
Number of Students Managed 2,880
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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  • 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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