James Madison Middle School

  • James Madison Middle School serves 630 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • James Madison Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • James Madison Middle School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Madison Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Madison Middle School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1188 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
42%
23%
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White
51%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Madison Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.570.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Madison Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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