Berkeley Middle School

  • Berkeley Middle School serves 883 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Berkeley 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Berkeley Middle School's student population of 883 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students883 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berkeley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berkeley Middle School is 0.67, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1509 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
49%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berkeley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.670.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berkeley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berkeley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliamsburg-James City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Berkeley Middle School is Eastern St. Hosp. Ed. Prg (0.1 miles away)
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