Nelson Middle School

  • Nelson Middle School serves 449 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 49%.
  • Nelson Middle School operates within the Nelson County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 449 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 449 students
Nelson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Nelson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Nelson Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
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 (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Nelson Middle School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
8%
14%
Nelson Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
14%
23%
Nelson Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
73%
51%
Nelson Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Nelson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Nelson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Nelson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 (1988-2015)
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.
46%
34%
Nelson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Nelson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Nelson County School District's student population of 1,933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,244 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,036 is higher than the state average of $11,077. 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 1,933 3,627
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $41 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $40 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,244 $11,380
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,036 $11,077
Nelson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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    10.5 miles
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