Dan River Middle School

5875 Kentuck Rd.
Ringgold, VA 24586
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Dan River Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
Dan River 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Dan River Middle School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Dan River Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dan River Middle School is 0.46, 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 Testing Rank
#1280 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
61%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
69%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.460.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsylvania County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dan River Middle School is Dan River High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kentuck Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ringgold Kentuck Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
    0.1 miles
    100 Kentuck Elementary Cir
    Ringgold, VA 24586
    (434) 822-5944
    0.1 PK-5 586
  • Ringgold Dan River High School Math: 88% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 716 students
    0.5 miles
    100 Dan River Wildcat Cir
    Ringgold, VA 24586
    (434) 822-7081
    0.5 9-12 716
  • Blairs Southside Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 462 students
    4.4 miles
    440 East Witt Rd
    Blairs, VA 24527
    (434) 836-0006
    4.4 PK-5 462
  • Chatham Regional Alternative/pittslvania Co Alternative School

    5.6 miles
    1601a Franklin Turnpike
    Chatham, VA 24531
    (804) 432-4920
    5.6 n/a n/a
  • Danville The Northside Preschool
    Grades: PK | 119 students
    5.8 miles
    121 Gloucester Ave
    Danville, VA 24543
    (434) 773-8301
    5.8 PK 119

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