Richlands Middle School

185 Learning Ln

Grundy, VA 24614-3096

Grades: 6-8

545 students

Richlands Middle School serves 545 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Richlands Middle School operates within the Tazewell County School District.

Overview

The student population of 545 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 545 students
Richlands Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Richlands Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Richlands Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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
Richlands Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
97%
53%
Richlands Middle School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Richlands Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Richlands Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.06 0.41
Richlands 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.
42%
32%
Richlands Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2013)
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.
8%
6%
Richlands Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,446 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,439 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,014 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Tazewell County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 6,446 3,850
Tazewell County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $43 MM
Tazewell County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $42 MM
Tazewell County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,439 $11,282
Tazewell County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,014 $11,065
Tazewell County School District 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 Richlands High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwood Middle School (14 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richlands Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RichlandsRichlands High School
    138 Tornado Alley
    RichlandsVA 24641
    (276)964-4602
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 721 students                      
  • RichlandsRichlands Elementary School
    309 East Front St
    RichlandsVA 24641
    (276)964-4112
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 594 students                      
  • Cedar BluffCedar Bluff Elementary School
    1089 Cedar Valley Dr
    Cedar BluffVA 24609
    (276)963-5765
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 513 students                      
  • RavenRaven Elementary School
    22 School St
    RavenVA 24639
    (276)964-9437
    4.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | n/a students                      
  • Swords CreekGivens Elementary School
    8153 Swords Creek Rd
    Swords CreekVA 24649
    (276)991-0001
    9.1 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 72 students                      

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