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 53% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 32% 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 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.66. 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 (2002-2014)
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)
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 0.66
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Danville City School District's student population of 6,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,591 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Danville City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 6,314 3,689
Danville City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $75 MM n/a
Danville City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $74 MM n/a
Danville City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,591 n/a
Danville City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,451 n/a
Danville City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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
    Grades: 6-8 | 767 students
    0.3 miles
    300 Apollo Ave
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-6446
    0.36-8767
  • DanvilleAdult & Career Education CenterAlternative School

    0.5 miles
    141 Goode St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6471
    0.5n/an/a
  • DanvilleWoodberry Hills Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 377 students
    0.5 miles
    614 Audubon Dr
    DanvilleVA 24540
    (434)799-6466
    0.5KG-5377
  • DanvilleGeorge Washington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1428 students
    0.8 miles
    701 Broad St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-6410
    0.89-121428
  • DanvilleLangston Focus SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 106 students
    0.9 miles
    228 Cleveland St
    DanvilleVA 24541
    (434)799-5249
    0.99-12106

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