Prince Edward Middle School

  • Prince Edward Middle School serves 594 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 62% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) 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 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Prince Edward Middle School's student population of 594 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prince Edward Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prince Edward Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1652 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
56%
23%
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White
38%
50%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prince Edward Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.55n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince Edward Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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I have three children, and they have all gone or are going to this school. I have been very happy with it, especially the gifted (advanced) classes and the band program. In fact, the band program is arguably the best in the state for the size.
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