1004 Montrose Ave Se
Roanoke, VA 24013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
John P. Fishwick Middle School serves 507 students in grades 6-8.
John P. Fishwick 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

John P. Fishwick Middle School's student population of 507 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

John P. Fishwick Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 John P. Fishwick Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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
#1379 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
25%
18%
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Black
27%
22%
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White
39%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John P. Fishwick Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John P. Fishwick Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   11/7/2013
I feel the teachers are perfectly fine especially in the conditions in which they work. They do their job the best they can with what they are supplied with. They may be a little harsh but with kids fighting everyday and constant outbursts they have to be strict and punctilious in order for there to be any foundation. The ethnicity at Stonewall is dangerous especially in a hood rat neighborhood where the boys are being born into a life of crime and drugs where as the girls are being born into a life of dealing with deadbeat spouses. So no the teachers are fine its the parents who refuse to set boundaries for their children and the children who create such a violent atmosphere that makes Stonewall Jackson another dead end for potential
- Posted by Student/Alumni - artem
5   4/18/2011
I like Stonewall Jackson Middle School alot, except some teachers really shouldn't have a job here, much less a license. There are good kids, and a good school altogether, but they should really reconsider certain teachers.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - annen

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 507 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72

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