11632 Catharpin Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ni River Middle School serves 723 students in grades 6-8.
Ni River 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ni River Middle School's student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
723 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ni River Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ni River Middle School is 0.46, 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#958 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
11%
22%
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White
72%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Ni River Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ni River Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ni River Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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I just finished 8th grade at Ni River and I have to say the school is not as good as it seems. I was one of the many white students at this school and it was very noticeable that students of color were targeted by teachers and administration. I would notice that many white students would yell and disrupt class all the time and get little to no punishment. But students of color would whisper to a friend or make a funny face and get way harsher punishments. The school also deals with bullying terribly. The school really needs to work on these issues.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 723 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Btm 50%)

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