Skyline Middle School

470 Linda Lane
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Skyline Middle School serves 678 students in grades 6-8.
Skyline 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 51% (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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Skyline Middle School's student population of 678 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Skyline 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 Skyline Middle School is 0.64, 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
#1711 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
51%
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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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
50%
16%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
33%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisonburg City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Skyline Middle School is Harrisonburg High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Harrison Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Smithland Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisonburg Smithland Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 780 students
    0.0 miles
    474 Linda Lane
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 434-6075
    0 PK-5 780
  • Harrisonburg Spotswood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
    1.1 miles
    400 Mountain View Drive
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 434-3429
    1.1 K-5 455
  • Harrisonburg Harrisonburg H.s. Governor's Stem Academy Vocational School

    1.7 miles
    One Court Square
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 437-3302
    1.7 n/a n/a
  • Harrisonburg Waterman Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    2.1 miles
    451 Chicago Ave
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    (540) 434-8352
    2.1 K-5 499
  • Harrisonburg Keister Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    2.2 miles
    100 Maryland Avenue
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    (540) 434-6585
    2.2 PK-5 371

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