1380 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Lake Taylor Middle School serves 615 students in grades 6-8.
Lake Taylor 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 59% (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 57% (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 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Lake Taylor Middle School's student population of 615 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
615 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Taylor 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 Lake Taylor Middle School is 0.41, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1713 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
76%
22%
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White
9%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 615 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Btm 50%)

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