Post Oak Middle School

6959 Courthouse Rd,

Spotsylvania, VA, 22553-2706

Tel: (540)582-7517
Grades: 6-8

752 students

Post Oak Middle School serves 752 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Post Oak Middle School operates within the Spotsylvania County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 752 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 752 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade Post Oak Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 16:1 15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Post Oak Middle School Asian (1993-2010)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Post Oak Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
10%
25%
Post Oak Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
80%
53%
Post Oak Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Post Oak Middle School Sch Ethnicity Post Oak 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.
0.35 0.64
Post Oak Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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%
Post Oak Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
Post Oak Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,837 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Spotsylvania County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
6
Number of Students Managed 23,837 3,669
District Total Revenue $272 MM $43 MM
Spotsylvania County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $266 MM $42 MM
Spotsylvania County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,287 $11,282
Spotsylvania County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,044 $11,065
Spotsylvania County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Spotsylvania High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Spotsylvania Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Berkeley Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spotsylvania Spotsylvania High School
    6975 Courthouse Rd
    Spotsylvania , VA , 22551
    (540)582-3882
    0.1  mi  |  1118  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Spotsylvania John J. Wright Ed. And Cultural Center
    Alternative School
    7565 Courthouse Rd
    Spotsylvania , VA , 22553
    (540)834-2556
    Alternative School
    3.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Spotsylvania Berkeley Elementary School
    5979 Partlow Rd
    Spotsylvania , VA , 22553
    (540)582-5141
    3.6  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Spotsylvania Spotsylvania Middle School
    8801 Courthouse Rd
    Spotsylvania , VA , 22553
    (540)582-6341
    4.4  mi  |  828  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Spotsylvania Robert E. Lee Elementary School
    7415 Brock Rd
    Spotsylvania , VA , 22553
    (540)582-5445
    4.5  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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