John Yeates Middle School

John Yeates Middle School serves 1,130 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 Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 1130 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,130 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 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 0.64 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%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
46%
25%
White
38%
53%
All Ethnic Groups John Yeates Middle School Sch Ethnicity John Yeates 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.
0.64 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.
19%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,820 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Suffolk City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
8
Number of Students Managed 14,820 3,801
District Total Revenue $172 MM $43 MM
Suffolk City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $162 MM $42 MM
Suffolk City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,191 $11,282
Suffolk City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,480 $11,065
Suffolk City 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 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 | 352 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • SuffolkFlorence Bowser Elementary School
    4540 Nansemond Parkway
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4164
    1.3 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • SuffolkCreekside Elementary School
    1000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4251
    1.7 mi | 926 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SuffolkNansemond River High School
    3301 Nansemond Parkway
    SuffolkVA 23435
    (757)923-4101
    2.4 mi | 1485 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SuffolkNansemond Parkway Elementary School
    3012 Nansemond Parkway
    SuffolkVA 23434
    (757)923-4167
    3.4 mi | 603 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • 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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Did You Know?
Suffolk, VA 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 0.49, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Suffolk is Northern Shores Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.