Westwood Middle School

500 Apollo Ave

Danville, VA 24540-4265

Tel: (434)797-8860
Grades 6-8
588 students
Westwood Middle School serves 588 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Westwood Middle School operates within the Danville City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 588 students has grown by 55% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 588 students
Westwood Middle School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Westwood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Westwood Middle School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Westwood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Westwood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Westwood Middle School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
70%
23%
Westwood Middle School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
22%
52%
Westwood Middle School White Students (1996-2014)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Westwood Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Westwood 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.
0.46 0.42
Westwood Middle School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
69%
33%
Westwood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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%
6%
Westwood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,591 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,451 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Danville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 6,314 3,815
Danville City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $42 MM
Danville City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $74 MM $42 MM
Danville City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,591 $10,576
Danville City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,451 $10,658
Danville City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is George Washington High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is O. Trent Bonner Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodberry Hills Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DanvilleO. Trent Bonner Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 767 students300 Apollo Ave
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-6446
    0.36-8767
  • DanvilleAdult & Career Education Center
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles141 Goode St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6471
    0.5n/a
  • DanvilleWoodberry Hills Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 377 students614 Audubon Dr
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-6466
    0.5KG-5377
  • DanvilleGeorge Washington High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1428 students701 Broad St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6410
    0.89-121428
  • DanvilleLangston Focus School
    Alternative School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 106 students228 Cleveland St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-5249
    0.99-12106

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