James Madison Middle School

1160 Overland Rd Sw
Roanoke, VA 24015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
James Madison Middle School serves 585 students in grades 6-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

James Madison Middle School's student population of 585 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students585 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

James Madison Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James Madison Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1526 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
54%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
39%
22%
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White
52%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Madison Middle School is Patrick Henry High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fishburn Park Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke Fishburn Park Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
    0.4 miles
    3057 Colonial Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2931
    0.4 PK-5 321
  • Roanoke Wasena Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    0.6 miles
    1125 Sherwood Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2914
    0.6 PK-5 224
  • Roanoke Patrick Henry High School Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,923 student
    0.8 miles
    2102 Grandin Rd Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2255
    0.8 9-12 1,923
  • Roanoke Roanoke Valley Governor's School Magnet School

    0.8 miles
    2104 Grandin Rd Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24015
    (540) 853-2116
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Roanoke Crystal Spring Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    1.1 miles
    2620 Carolina Ave Sw
    Roanoke, VA 24014
    (540) 853-2976
    1.1 PK-5 344

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