Fort Chiswell Middle School

101 Pioneer Trail
Max Meadows, VA 24360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Fort Chiswell Middle School serves 315 students in grades 6-8.
Fort Chiswell Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fort Chiswell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Fort Chiswell Middle School's student population of 315 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Chiswell Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fort Chiswell Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#310 out of 1792 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
2%
18%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
95%
46%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fort Chiswell Middle School's ranking?
Fort Chiswell Middle School is ranked #310 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Fort Chiswell Middle School often compared to?
Fort Chiswell Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rural Retreat Middle School, Scott Memorial Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Fort Chiswell Middle School?
315 students attend Fort Chiswell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Fort Chiswell Middle School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fort Chiswell Middle School?
Fort Chiswell Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fort Chiswell Middle School offer ?
Fort Chiswell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fort Chiswell Middle School part of?
Fort Chiswell Middle School is part of Wythe Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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