1997 Horseback Run
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hugo A Owens Middle School serves 1,284 students in grades 6-8.
Hugo A Owens Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (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 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Hugo A Owens Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Hugo A Owens Middle School's student population of 1,284 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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School Rankings

Hugo A Owens 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 Hugo A Owens Middle School is 0.68, 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
#320 out of 1800 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
28%
22%
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White
47%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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: 1,284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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