Holmes Middle School

  • Holmes Middle School serves 998 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Holmes Middle School's student population of 998 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holmes Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holmes Middle School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1172 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
18%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
15%
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Black
22%
23%
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White
18%
50%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holmes Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.740.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holmes Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holmes Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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