John Yeates Middle School

John Yeates Middle School serves 1,106 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
John Yeates Middle School operates within the Suffolk City School District.

Overview

The student population of 1106 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,106 students
John Yeates Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
John Yeates Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade John Yeates Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 15:1 15:1
John Yeates Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
John Yeates Middle School Asian (1999-2013)
Hispanic
5%
12%
John Yeates Middle School Hispanic (1998-2013)
Black
49%
24%
John Yeates Middle School Black (1993-2013)
White
38%
53%
John Yeates Middle School White (1993-2013)
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups John Yeates 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.
0.62 0.41
John Yeates 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.
22%
32%
John Yeates 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%
John Yeates Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,821 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Suffolk City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 14,821 3,850
District Total Revenue $172 MM $43 MM
District Spending $162 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,191 $11,282
District Spending / Student $11,480 $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 Nansemond River High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Western Branch Middle School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Driver Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SuffolkDriver Elementary School
    4270 Drr Ln
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4106
    0.9 mi | 346 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • SuffolkFlorence Bowser Elementary School
    4540 Nansemond Parkway
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4164
    1.3 mi | 236 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • SuffolkCreekside Elementary School
    1000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4251
    1.7 mi | 919 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SuffolkNansemond River High School
    3301 Nansemond Parkway
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4101
    2.4 mi | 1512 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SuffolkNansemond Parkway Elementary School
    3012 Nansemond Parkway
    SuffolkVA 23434
    (757)923-4167
    3.4 mi | 590 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 09, 2015 - TERRIBLE school!!! The kids are out of control and the teachers do NOTHING to stop it! There can not be any actual learning because the kids who want to cause problems take ALL the time away from instruction. Teachers are rude. Kids behave SO badly. No one wants to address the problems and fix it. Honestly this school needs to just shut down!!! These teachers just want to get a little paycheck and go home. The teachers barely arrive before the students! No planning or preparation! If you can keep your kid out of this school...GO TO ANOTHER SCHOOL!!!! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 11, 2010 - I was just told by an 11 year old Girl, that goes to this school, that she was PUNCHED in the eye today by a Boy In the class room!! because she was talking too much!? Her grandmother, after seeing her black eye, ended up having to call the school later in the day to find out what was going on??? Over my dead body will my little girls being going to this Jungle of a school!!! - Posted by Parent

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