367 Poor Farm Rd
Fincastle, VA 24090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Central Academy Middle School serves 388 students in grades 6-8.
Central Academy Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (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 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Central Academy Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Central Academy Middle School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Academy Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Central Academy Middle School is 0.12, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#481 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
94%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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