Carson Middle School
Carson Middle School serves 1,472 students in grades 7-8.
Carson Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 7-8
- Students: 1,472 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 74%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 5% in VA
- Math Proficiency: 94% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 93% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Carson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Carson Middle School's student population of 1,472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Carson Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carson Middle School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
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