Bluestone Middle School

  • Bluestone Middle School serves 415 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bluestone 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Bluestone Middle School's student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluestone 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 Bluestone Middle School is 0.57, 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#1448 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
66%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
46%
22%
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White
47%
49%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMecklenburg County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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I hate this school it is soo bad. There is no heat so we freeze every morning.. Soo. They need to do some for it.
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