Midlothian High School

  • Midlothian High School serves 1,686 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Midlothian High School's student population of 1,686 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Midlothian High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Midlothian High School is 0.45, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
73%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.450.68
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
I enjoyed my experience at Midlothian High School. The principal, Mr. Abel, has a great energy about him that changed the school environment when he began back in 2012 (?). Midlothian is not the most diverse school around and could do more to educate their students about race and culture. The parent population is a bit overwhelming and filled with helicopter parents that need to take a step back. All in all, no school is perfect but Midlothian definitely works hard to appeal to the needs of their students.
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Despite the fact that many will tell you that Midlothian is one of the best schools around, it isn't. In fact it is far from it and if it truly is one of the best in the area, that says terrible terrible things about this area! Midlo is a terrible school with bad administration and worse teachers. I am an upperclassmen there and I can honestly say that I can count on one hand the number of good teachers I have had and have fingers left over. Chesterfield County is a bad district to start off with. They have little if any control over the schools, little funding, and a lot of trailers! Midlo is one of the only schools in the county which does not have trailers! Also the county is DESPERATE for teachers and will hire anyone willing to commit. So bad teachers, the music program is a joke, and the administration has absolutely no backbone to stand up to teachers so guess who rules the school, THE TEACHERS! They do whatever they please because they know they can't get fired. The administration only cares about petty things, mostly cell phones. The facilities are grotesque too. So if you can avoid Midlo or even better Chesterfield County, DO!
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