Clifton Middle School

  • Clifton Middle School serves 531 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Clifton Middle School operates within the Alleghany County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 531 students has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 531 students
Clifton Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Clifton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Clifton Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Clifton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Clifton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Clifton Middle School Asian Students (1999-2010)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Clifton Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
6%
23%
Clifton Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
90%
51%
Clifton Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Clifton Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Clifton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Clifton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.42
Clifton Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
34%
Clifton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Clifton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alleghany County School District's student population of 2,330 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,685 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,228 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Alleghany County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,330 3,627
Alleghany County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $41 MM
Alleghany County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $33 MM $40 MM
Alleghany County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,685 $11,380
Alleghany County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,228 $11,077
Alleghany County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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