Midway Elementary School

  • Midway Elementary School serves 391 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Midway Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Midway Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Midway Elementary School's student population of 391 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Midway Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Midway Elementary School is 0.30, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#269 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
11%
23%
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White
83%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Midway Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.300.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Midway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Midway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDinwiddie Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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