Peasley Middle School

  • Peasley Middle School serves 623 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peasley 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Peasley Middle School's student population of 623 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peasley 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 Peasley Middle School is 0.32, 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#1079 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
82%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score0.320.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peasley 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGloucester County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
this school is okay but the student are out numbering the teachers 20 to 1. there is not a lot of one on one time.
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School is good. Not the best. Good
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It is a great way for us to learn new skills and practice them.
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