Prospect Heights Middle School

  • Prospect Heights Middle School serves 542 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Prospect Heights Middle School operates within the Orange County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 542 students
Prospect Heights Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Prospect Heights Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Prospect Heights Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Prospect Heights Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Prospect Heights Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Prospect Heights Middle School Asian Students (1995-2010)
Hispanic
7%
14%
Prospect Heights Middle School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
19%
23%
Prospect Heights Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
65%
51%
Prospect Heights Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Prospect Heights Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
9%
5%
Prospect Heights Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Prospect Heights Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.42
Prospect Heights Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
34%
Prospect Heights Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Prospect Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Orange County School District's student population of 5,222 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,848 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,425 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Orange County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,222 3,627
Orange County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $41 MM
Orange County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $54 MM $40 MM
Orange County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,848 $11,380
Orange County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,425 $11,077
Orange County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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