Henderson Middle School

4319 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Henderson Middle School serves 420 students in grades 6-8.
Henderson 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Henderson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Henderson Middle School's student population of 420 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Henderson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henderson Middle School is 0.08, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1786 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
26%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
96%
22%
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White
1%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henderson Middle School is John Marshall High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is L. Douglas Wilder Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ginter Park Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond John Marshall High School Math: 48% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 667 students
    0.1 miles
    4225 Old Brook Rd
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804) 780-6052
    0.1 9-12 667
  • Richmond Real Special Ed Center Special Education School

    0.5 miles
    4929 Chamberlayne Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804) 780-6010
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Richmond Ginter Park Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 314 students
    0.6 miles
    3817 Chamberlayne Ave
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804) 780-8193
    0.6 PK-5 314
  • Richmond Henrico High School Magnet School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,746 student
    1.0 miles
    302 Azalea Ave
    Richmond, VA 23227
    (804) 228-2700
    1 9-12 1,746
  • Richmond Laburnum Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    1.0 miles
    500 Meriwether Ave
    Richmond, VA 23222
    (804) 228-2720
    1 PK-5 559

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