Key Middle School

  • Key Middle School serves 809 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Key Middle School's student population of 809 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Key Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Key Middle School is 0.71, 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#1432 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
45%
15%
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Black
14%
23%
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White
18%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Key Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.710.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Key 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 Key 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 NameFAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • Springfield Springfield Estates Elementary School
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    0.4 miles
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  • Springfield Lee High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1816 students
    0.5 miles
    6540 Franconia Rd
    Springfield, VA 22150
    (703)924-8300
    0.5 9-12 1816
  • Alexandria Franconia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 522 students
    0.9 miles
    6301 Beulah St
    Alexandria, VA 22310
    (703)822-2200
    0.9 PK-6 522
  • Alexandria Lane Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 829 students
    1.2 miles
    7137 Beulah St
    Alexandria, VA 22315
    (703)924-7700
    1.2 PK-6 829

School Reviews

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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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