Glasgow Middle School

4101 Fairfax Pkwy
Alexandria, VA 22312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,838 students in grades 6-8, Glasgow Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,838 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50% in VA
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Glasgow Middle School's student population of 1,838 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 158 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
158 teachers
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School Rankings

Glasgow Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Glasgow Middle School is 0.65, 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.
This School
State Level (VA)
#1409 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
39%
54%
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(20-21)
56%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
18%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
21%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
7%
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0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Glasgow Middle School's ranking?
Glasgow Middle School is ranked #1409 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Glasgow Middle School often compared to?
Glasgow Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Twain Middle School, Holmes Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Glasgow Middle School?
1,838 students attend Glasgow Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Glasgow Middle School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Glasgow Middle School?
Glasgow Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Glasgow Middle School offer ?
Glasgow Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Glasgow Middle School part of?
Glasgow Middle School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,838 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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