Northwood Middle School

156 Long Hollow Rd
Saltville, VA 24370
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Northwood Middle School serves 177 students in grades 6-8.
Northwood Middle School placed in the top 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 68% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Northwood Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Northwood Middle School's student population of 177 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students177 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwood Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Northwood Middle School is 0.10, 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
#854 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
68%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
95%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmyth County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwood Middle School is Northwood High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chilhowie Middle School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rich Valley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saltville Rich Valley Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 159 students
    0.1 miles
    196 Long Hollow Rd
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276) 624-3314
    0.1 PK-5 159
  • Saltville Saltville Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 210 students
    7.5 miles
    1013 E Main St
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276) 496-4751
    7.5 PK-5 210
  • Marion Smyth County Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    8.3 miles
    147 Fox Valley Rd
    Marion, VA 24354
    (276) 646-8117
    8.3 n/a n/a
  • Saltville Northwood High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 281 students
    8.4 miles
    305 Panther Ln
    Saltville, VA 24370
    (276) 496-7751
    8.4 9-12 281
  • Chilhowie Chilhowie High School Math: 77% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
    8.9 miles
    1160 Lee Hwy
    Chilhowie, VA 24319
    (276) 646-8966
    8.9 9-12 402

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