Hughes Middle School

11401 Ridge Heights Rd
Reston, VA 20191
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 973 students in grades 7-8, Hughes Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 973 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 50% in VA
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hughes Middle School's student population of 973 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Hughes Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hughes Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
#754 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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56%
54%
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75%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
18%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
39%
46%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
7%
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0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hughes Middle School's ranking?
Hughes Middle School is ranked #754 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Hughes Middle School?
973 students attend Hughes Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Hughes Middle School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hughes Middle School?
Hughes Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hughes Middle School offer ?
Hughes Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hughes Middle School part of?
Hughes Middle School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 973 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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