Larkspur Middle School

  • Larkspur Middle School serves 1,572 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (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 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Larkspur Middle School's student population of 1,572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Larkspur Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Larkspur Middle School is 0.73, 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#1154 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
36%
23%
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White
34%
50%
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Larkspur Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.730.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Larkspur 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 NameVa Beach City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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