Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School

2801 Powell Creek Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School serves 601 students in grades 6-8.
Mortimer Y. Sutherland 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School's student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Mortimer Y. Sutherland 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 Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School is 0.50, 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
#1177 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
56%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
69%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbemarle County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mortimer Y. Sutherland Middle School is Albemarle High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jack Jouett Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hollymead Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlottesville Hollymead Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    0.1 miles
    2775 Powell Creek Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22911
    (434) 973-8301
    0.1 PK-5 468
  • Charlottesville Baker-butler Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
    1.2 miles
    2740 Proffit Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22911
    (434) 974-7777
    1.2 PK-5 643
  • Charlottesville Woodbrook Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    2.5 miles
    100 Woodbrook Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434) 973-6600
    2.5 PK-5 348
  • Charlottesville Agnor-hurt Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    2.8 miles
    3201 Berkmar Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434) 973-5211
    2.8 PK-5 518
  • Charlottesville Charlottesville-albemarle Technical Vocational School

    3.8 miles
    1000 East Rio Rd
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434) 973-4461
    3.8 n/a n/a

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