15101 Blackburn Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Rippon Middle School serves 1,297 students in grades 6-8.
Rippon Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Rippon Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Rippon Middle School's student population of 1,297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Rippon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rippon Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1264 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rippon 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
16%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
10%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Rippon Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rippon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rippon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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The school is ok but the buses are stupid. GET A NEW BUS DRIVER FOR 201. OR EXPLAIN WHY THEY ARE ALWAYS LATE.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 20%)

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