Central Academy Middle School

  • Central Academy Middle School serves 388 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Central Academy Middle School's student population of 388 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Academy Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Academy Middle School is 0.10, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Academy Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
95%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Academy Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Academy Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Academy 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
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Academy 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 NameBotetourt County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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