Larkspur Middle School

4696 Princess Anne Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Larkspur Middle School serves 1,553 students in grades 6-8.
Larkspur Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Larkspur Middle School's student population of 1,553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

Larkspur Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Larkspur Middle School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#735 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
37%
22%
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White
28%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Larkspur Middle School's ranking?
Larkspur Middle School is ranked #735 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Larkspur Middle School often compared to?
Larkspur Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kempsville Middle School, Independence Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Larkspur Middle School?
1,553 students attend Larkspur Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Larkspur Middle School students are Black, 28% of students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Larkspur Middle School?
Larkspur Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Larkspur Middle School offer ?
Larkspur Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Larkspur Middle School part of?
Larkspur Middle School is part of Va Beach City PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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