Pocahontas Middle School

12000 Three Chopt Rd
Henrico, VA 23233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Pocahontas Middle School serves 979 students in grades 6-8.
Pocahontas Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian and 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 979 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 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 0.45, 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
#653 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
73%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
73%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico 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 Mills E. Godwin High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Short Pump Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Short Pump Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Henrico Short Pump Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    0.5 miles
    3425 Pump Rd
    Henrico, VA 23233
    (804) 360-0812
    0.5 PK-5 567
  • Glen Allen Colonial Trail Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
    1.3 miles
    12101 Bacova Drive
    Glen Allen, VA 23059
    (804) 364-0055
    1.3 PK-5 689
  • Henrico Gayton Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
    1.4 miles
    12481 Church Rd
    Henrico, VA 23233
    (804) 360-0820
    1.4 PK-5 544
  • Glen Allen Short Pump Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 863 students
    1.6 miles
    4701 Pouncey Tract Rd
    Glen Allen, VA 23060
    (804) 360-0800
    1.6 6-8 863
  • Henrico Mills E. Godwin High School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,828 student
    1.7 miles
    2101 Pump Rd
    Henrico, VA 23238
    (804) 750-2600
    1.7 9-12 1,828

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