Dan River Middle School

  • Dan River Middle School serves 526 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Dan River Middle School operates within the Pittsylvania County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 526 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students526 students
Dan River Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Dan River Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Dan River Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeDan River Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Dan River Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Hispanic
2%
14%
Dan River Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
31%
23%
Dan River Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
65%
52%
Dan River Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Dan River Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDan River Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.490.66
Dan River Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
49%
34%
Dan River Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Dan River Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pittsylvania County School District's student population of 9,299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,136 in this district is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,862 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 43% over four years.
School District NamePittsylvania County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed9,2993,627
Pittsylvania County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$85 MM$42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$120 MM$42 MM
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,136$10,576
Pittsylvania County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,862$10,658
Pittsylvania County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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