Peter Muhlenberg Middle School

  • Peter Muhlenberg Middle School serves 548 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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 63% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Peter Muhlenberg 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Peter Muhlenberg Middle School's student population of 548 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peter Muhlenberg Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peter Muhlenberg Middle School is 0.42, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1550 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
15%
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Black
3%
23%
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White
74%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peter Muhlenberg Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.420.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peter Muhlenberg Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShenandoah Co PBLC Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
I am an eighth grade hers and I've been just about everywhere in the school and have suffered through three years of weird puberty stuff and the workload plus trying to figure out who I am plus battling depression has been really stressed full. The school also does nothing about the bullying from what I've seen and in half the classes I have I don't really absorb the information they're teaching me. Also, the dress code just doesn't make sense half the time. Some people get in trouble for showing belly while others don't and I've heard about people getting dress coded about ripped jeans. Overall, this school could be better with some improvements such as a more interactive learning plan giving out the right punishment to students and teaching the children here to be more accepting so as to stop the bullying.
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Fabulous! There's an anti-bullying student organization, teachers who are willing to help you, and all sorts of extra-curricular activities.
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