280 Laurel Park Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Laurel Park Middle School serves 777 students in grades 6-8.
Laurel Park 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Laurel Park Middle School's student population of 777 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
777 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Laurel Park Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Laurel Park Middle School is 0.64, 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
#861 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
28%
22%
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White
52%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
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: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 30%)

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