Matoaca Middle School

20300 Halloway Ave.
Petersburg, VA 23803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Matoaca Middle School serves 968 students in grades 6-8.
Matoaca 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 76% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Matoaca Middle School's student population of 968 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Matoaca 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 Matoaca Middle School is 0.60, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1506 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
52%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
35%
22%
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White
53%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChesterfield County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Matoaca Middle School is Matoaca High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Matoaca Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Petersburg Matoaca Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    1.1 miles
    6627 River Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 590-3100
    1.1 PK-5 421
  • Chesterfield Matoaca High School Math: 67% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,702 student
    2.1 miles
    17700 Longhouse Lane
    Chesterfield, VA 23838
    (804) 590-3108
    2.1 9-12 1,702
  • Petersburg Central St. Hosp. Ed. Pr. Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    2.4 miles
    West Washington St Extended, B
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 524-7676
    2.4 PK-12 n/a
  • Petersburg Ettrick Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 584 students
    2.6 miles
    20910 Chesterfield Ave.
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 520-6005
    2.6 PK-5 584
  • Petersburg Southside Va Training Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    2.9 miles
    Bldg 120, Warehouse West Washi
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 524-7340
    2.9 PK-12 n/a

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