J.m. Dozier Middle School

  • J.m. Dozier Middle School serves 1,113 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • J.m. Dozier Middle School's student population of 1,113 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,113 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J.m. Dozier Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J.m. Dozier Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1330 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J.m. Dozier Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J.m. Dozier Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
48%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in J.m. Dozier Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
25%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in J.m. Dozier Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J.m. Dozier Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.680.43
This chart display the diversity score of J.m. Dozier Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J.m. Dozier 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
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J.m. Dozier 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 NameNewport News City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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