1997 Hawk Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hickory Middle School serves 1,317 students in grades 6-8.
Hickory Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hickory Middle School's student population of 1,317 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
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School Rankings

Hickory Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Hickory Middle School is 0.41, 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
#343 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
76%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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