Pennington Middle School

  • Pennington Middle School serves 354 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (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 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Pennington Middle School's student population of 354 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennington Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennington Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1296 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennington Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
n/a
23%
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White
98%
50%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pennington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.040.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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this is most certanley the best school you could possibly go to i am a former student(summer wells)the teachers try there best to help you achive your goals,and all of the extracurricular activities are realy great also,and last the facility is very nice and if i could i would go back because its my favorite place in the hole world i love that school!
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