Andrew Lewis Middle School

616 South College Ave
Salem, VA 24153
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Andrew Lewis Middle School serves 924 students in grades 6-8.
Andrew Lewis Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Andrew Lewis Middle School's student population of 924 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

Andrew Lewis Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Andrew Lewis Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1394 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
51%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
77%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Andrew Lewis Middle School is Salem High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hidden Valley Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G.w. Carver Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salem G.w. Carver Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 438 students
    0.2 miles
    6 Fourth St
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2492
    0.2 K-5 438
  • Salem West Salem Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    1.4 miles
    520 N Bruffey St
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2503
    1.4 K-5 439
  • Salem Burton Center For Arts And Technology Vocational School
    Magnet School

    1.5 miles
    1760 Boulevard
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 857-5000
    1.5 n/a n/a
  • Salem East Salem Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
    1.5 miles
    1765 Boulevard
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 375-7001
    1.5 PK-5 439
  • Salem Salem High School Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,292 student
    1.5 miles
    400 Spartan Dr
    Salem, VA 24153
    (540) 387-2437
    1.5 9-12 1,292

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My experience at Andrew Lewis has been nothing but positive. The administration and teachers have been great. Any issues are taken seriously by the staff and everything handled in a professional manner. My two kids have loved attending school there.
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2  
Severely lacking in communication with parents/guardians, they rely solely on the usage of social media and voice mail to relay information. Schedules are not sent out, newsletters are not sent out, open house information is not sent out, not even school bus routes or bus numbers are sent out. If you want to know anything about the upcoming/current school year, you need to hunt on line to get the information. Even notification of upcoming teacher/parent conference availability is a recording calling your phone and leaving you a voice mail. If your child is struggling and not doing so well, they will not contact you to notify you at all. They rely solely on you coming to them for them to do anything to help you or your child, and even then they push for you to use social media for their "parent portal" to receive information and communicate with teachers. This school is severely lacking in people skills and actually reaching out to parents/guardians.
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2  
My views on this schools special education for 6th graders is not where it should be and Andrew Lewis is not holding up to its reputation in this area. Parents of children with special needs are swept under the rug and the children are not learning or being treated with dignity and respect. Also no correctional action is taken seriously when there are complaints in this department.
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