Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School

501 Cambridge St
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School serves 531 students in grades 6-8.
Edward E. Drew Junior 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School's student population of 531 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Edward E. Drew Junior 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 Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School is 0.68, which is equal to 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
#1312 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
64%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
16%
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Black
21%
22%
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White
49%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStafford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School is Stafford Senior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Donald B. Dixon-lyle R. Smith Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falmouth Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fredericksburg Falmouth Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 679 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Forbes St
    Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    (540) 373-7458
    0.3 PK-5 679
  • Fredericksburg Conway Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 792 students
    1.1 miles
    105 Primmer House Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    (540) 361-1455
    1.1 PK-5 792
  • Fredericksburg Regional/alternative Center Alternative School

    1.2 miles
    610 Gayle Street
    Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    (540) 899-6000
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Fredericksburg Stafford Senior High School Math: 73% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,960 student
    1.4 miles
    63 Stafford Indian Lane
    Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    (540) 371-7200
    1.4 9-12 1,960
  • Fredericksburg Donald B. Dixon-lyle R. Smith Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 800 students
    2.3 miles
    503 Deacon Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22405
    (540) 899-0860
    2.3 6-8 800

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