Pocahontas Middle School

4290 Anderson Hwy.
Powhatan, VA 23139
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Pocahontas Middle School serves 337 students in grades 6.
Pocahontas Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) 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 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pocahontas Middle School's student population of 337 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Pocahontas 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 Pocahontas Middle School is 0.21, 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
#622 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
78%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
89%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.210.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePowhatan County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pocahontas Middle School is Powhatan High School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Powhatan Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocahontas Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Powhatan Pocahontas Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 587 students
    0.0 miles
    4294 Anderson Hwy
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5717
    0 PK-5 587
  • Powhatan Powhatan Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
    0.5 miles
    4111 Old Buckingham Rd
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5730
    0.5 PK-5 545
  • Powhatan Powhatan Junior High School Math: 57% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 672 students
    0.5 miles
    4290 Anderson Hwy.
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5782
    0.5 7-8 672
  • Powhatan Powhatan High School Math: 75% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,440 student
    8.0 miles
    1800 Judes Ferry Road
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5710
    8 9-12 1,440
  • Powhatan Powhatan Vocational Center Vocational School

    8.0 miles
    1800 Judes Ferry Road
    Powhatan, VA 23139
    (804) 598-5714
    8 n/a n/a

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