Prospect Heights Middle School

  • Prospect Heights Middle School serves 526 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Prospect Heights Middle School's student population of 526 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prospect Heights Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prospect Heights Middle School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#1206 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prospect Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
17%
23%
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White
69%
50%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prospect Heights Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.490.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prospect Heights 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 NameOrange Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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