Sandusky Middle School

805 Chinook Place
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sandusky Middle School serves 562 students in grades 6-8.
Sandusky 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Sandusky Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Sandusky Middle School's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandusky Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Sandusky Middle School is 0.63, 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
#1692 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
52%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
54%
22%
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White
26%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynchburg City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandusky Middle School is Heritage High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Linkhorne Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandusky Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lynchburg Sandusky Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 353 students
    0.2 miles
    5828 Apache Ln
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 515-5280
    0.2 PK-5 353
  • Lynchburg Carl B. Hutcherson Building Alternative School

    1.0 miles
    2401 High Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24501
    (434) 515-5180
    1 n/a n/a
  • Lynchburg Perrymont Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 385 students
    1.0 miles
    409 Perrymont Ave
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 515-5250
    1 PK-5 385
  • Lynchburg Central Virginia Governor's School Magnet School

    1.4 miles
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 582-1104
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • Lynchburg Heritage High School Math: 53% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,074 student
    1.4 miles
    3101 Wards Ferry Rd
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 515-5400
    1.4 9-12 1,074

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