201 Coffey Street
Gretna, VA 24557
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gretna Middle School serves 477 students in grades 6-8.
Gretna 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gretna Middle School's student population of 477 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Gretna Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gretna Middle School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1247 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
30%
22%
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White
66%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gretna Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 477 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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