Carson Middle School

13618 Mclearen Rd
Herndon, VA 20171
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Carson Middle School serves 1,475 students in grades 7-8.
Carson Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Carson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Carson Middle School's student population of 1,475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

Carson Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Carson 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 Testing Rank
#639 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
45%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
34%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.670.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carson Middle School is Chantilly High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Franklin Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Floris Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Herndon Floris Elementary School Math: 97% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 771 students
    0.8 miles
    2708 Centreville Rd
    Herndon, VA 20171
    (703) 561-2900
    0.8 PK-6 771
  • Chantilly Franklin Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 882 students
    1.2 miles
    3300 Lees Corner Rd
    Chantilly, VA 20151
    (703) 904-5100
    1.2 7-8 882
  • Herndon Oak Hill Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 862 students
    1.2 miles
    3210 Kinross Circle
    Herndon, VA 20171
    (703) 467-3500
    1.2 PK-6 862
  • Herndon Mcnair Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,377 student
    1.3 miles
    2499 Thomas Jefferson Dr.
    Herndon, VA 20171
    (703) 793-4800
    1.3 PK-6 1,377
  • Herndon Coates Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 738 students
    1.7 miles
    2480 River Birch Rd.
    Herndon, VA 20171
    (703) 713-3000
    1.7 PK-6 738

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