6402 Franconia Rd
Springfield, VA 22150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Key Middle School serves 823 students in grades 7-8.
Key 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 77% (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 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Key Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Key Middle School's student population of 823 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
823 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Key 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 Key Middle School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1279 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
42%
16%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
17%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This is an excellent school with extremely kind and efficient teachers and staff. My son attended Key and now my daughter. Each person I have encountered over the years has been willing to go out of their way to assist us as a family. I am very proud to say that my children have attended Key M.S.
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2  
I have never gone to public school before so I do not know if this is normal for a public school, but it is TORTURE to go to this school. The desks are very close together and have a little book thing under it which both make it impossible to stretch your legs around and they only give you 6 bathroom passes per quarter per class. There are only 4 minutes between classes which is very annoying. There is no PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays which makes it literally from cramped desk to cramped desk for 7 hours (sometimes there is a presentation like in the library, but not usually, as far as I know). The science homework is babyish -- they want you to draw a picture as part of the assignment which I really hate.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 10%)

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