Larkspur Middle School

Larkspur Middle School serves 1,557 students in grades 6-8.
Larkspur 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Larkspur Middle School's student population of 1,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

Larkspur Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Larkspur Middle School is 0.74, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1377 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
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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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
32%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVa Beach City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Larkspur Middle School is Kempsville High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kempsville Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kempsville Meadows Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Virginia Beach Kempsville Meadows Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    0.3 miles
    736 Edwin Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 648-2760
    0.3 PK-5 491
  • Virginia Beach Kempsville Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
    0.8 miles
    860 Churchill Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-4700
    0.8 6-8 812
  • Virginia Beach Providence Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    0.8 miles
    4968 Providence Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-3520
    0.8 PK-5 569
  • Virginia Beach Indian Lakes Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
    1.0 miles
    1240 Homestead Dr
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-2680
    1 PK-5 603
  • Virginia Beach Kempsville High School Math: 80% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,662 student
    1.0 miles
    5194 Chief Trail
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464
    (757) 648-5450
    1 9-12 1,662

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