Halifax County Middle School

Tel: (434)572-4100
  • Halifax County Middle School serves 1,191 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Halifax County Middle School operates within the Halifax County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1191 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,191 students
Halifax County Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Halifax County Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Halifax County Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Halifax County Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Halifax County Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Halifax County Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Halifax County Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
44%
23%
Halifax County Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
52%
51%
Halifax County Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Halifax County Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Halifax County Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Halifax County Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.42
Halifax County Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
34%
Halifax County Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Halifax County Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Halifax County School District's student population of 5,525 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,989 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,992 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Halifax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed 5,525 3,627
Halifax County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $41 MM
Halifax County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $56 MM $40 MM
Halifax County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,989 $11,380
Halifax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,992 $11,077
Halifax County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • South BostonHalifax County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1668 students
    0.7 miles
    No Street Address
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    (434)572-4977
    0.79-121668
  • South BostonSouth Boston/halifax Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 117 students
    1.1 miles
    No Street Address
    South BostonVA 24592
    (434)572-4273
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  • South BostonSouth Boston Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 744 students
    1.6 miles
    No Street Address
    South BostonVA 24592
    (434)517-2620
    1.6KG-5744
  • South BostonCluster Springs Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 86 students
    1.9 miles
    No Street Address
    South BostonVA 24592
    (434)572-4121
    1.9PK86
  • HalifaxHalifax County Career CenterAlternative School

    2.7 miles
    No Street Address
    HalifaxVA 24558
    (434)476-5515
    2.7n/an/a

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