Pennington Middle School

  • Pennington Middle School serves 357 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 77% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pennington 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Pennington Middle School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennington 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennington Middle School is 0.06, 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 School Rank#1324 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
65%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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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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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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5%
Diversity Score0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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