170 Harry Fry Drive
Gate City, VA 24251
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Gate City Middle School serves 321 students in grades 7-8.
Gate City Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gate City Middle School's student population of 321 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Gate City Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gate City Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#579 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
94%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gate City Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

3   1/29/2020
This school is actually trash!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Bodhi Fletcher
5   9/27/2011
tell ms oldel ms haren i miss them alot and please tell them ill try to call somwtime when im off of work not bizy jonathanfalin i miss you all
- Posted by Parent - jonat

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12

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