Nelson Middle School

Nelson Middle School serves 445 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Nelson Middle School operates within the Nelson County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 445 students
Nelson Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Nelson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Nelson Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Nelson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Nelson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
8%
13%
Nelson Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
15%
23%
Nelson Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
73%
52%
Nelson Middle School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Nelson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.42
Nelson Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
33%
Nelson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Nelson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Nelson County School District's student population of 1,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,027 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,098 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,971 3,815
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $42 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,027 $10,576
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,098 $10,658
Nelson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Nelson County High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amherst Middle School (13.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tye River Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LovingstonNelson County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 611 students
    0 miles
    6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    LovingstonVA 22949
    (434)263-8317
    09-12611
  • ArringtonTye River Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    1.1 miles
    5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy
    ArringtonVA 22922
    (434)263-8960
    1.1PK-5491
  • Amherst Temperance Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 85 students
    10.5 miles
    1981 Lowesville Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-2811
    10.5PK-585
  • AmherstAmherst Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 313 students
    12.8 miles
    156 Davis St
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-9704
    12.8PK-5313
  • AmherstAmherst Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 382 students
    13.4 miles
    165 Gordons Fairground Rd
    AmherstVA 24521
    (434)946-0691
    13.46-8382

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