Blacksburg Middle School

101 London Street
Blacksburg, SC 29702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Blacksburg Middle School serves 372 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Blacksburg Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Blacksburg Middle School's student population of 372 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Blacksburg Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Blacksburg Middle School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#684 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
8%
34%
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White
89%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blacksburg Middle School is Blacksburg High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John E. Ewing Middle School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blacksburg Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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