Elkhardt Thompson Middle School

7824 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Elkhardt Thompson Middle School serves 798 students in grades 6-8.
Elkhardt Thompson 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 27% (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 40% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Elkhardt Thompson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Elkhardt Thompson Middle School's student population of 798 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students798 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Elkhardt Thompson 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 Elkhardt Thompson Middle School is 0.45, 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
#1788 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
27%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
23%
16%
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Black
71%
22%
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White
4%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
38%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Elkhardt Thompson Middle School is Huguenot High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lucille M. Brown Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestwood Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Huguenot High School Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,349 student
    0.3 miles
    7945 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 320-7967
    0.3 9-12 1,349
  • Richmond Crestwood Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
    0.7 miles
    7600 Whittington Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 560-2710
    0.7 PK-5 563
  • Richmond Southampton Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
    0.7 miles
    3333 Cheverly Rd
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 320-2434
    0.7 PK-5 443
  • Richmond Bon Air Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
    1.3 miles
    8701 Polk St
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 560-2700
    1.3 PK-5 642
  • Richmond Lucille M. Brown Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 755 students
    1.7 miles
    6300 Jahnke Rd
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 319-3013
    1.7 6-8 755

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