Crittenden Middle School

  • Crittenden Middle School serves 996 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (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 67% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Crittenden Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Crittenden Middle School's student population of 996 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Crittenden Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Crittenden Middle School is 0.56, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1720 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
63%
22%
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White
18%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Crittenden Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Crittenden Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewport News City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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