Southampton Middle School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (757)653-9250
  • Southampton Middle School serves 658 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Southampton Middle School operates within the Southampton County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 658 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 658 students
Southampton Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Southampton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Southampton Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Southampton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 16:1 16:1
Southampton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Southampton Middle School Asian Students (1999-2014)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Southampton Middle School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
41%
23%
Southampton Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
56%
51%
Southampton Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Southampton Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
5%
Southampton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Southampton 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.
0.52 0.42
Southampton 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.
37%
34%
Southampton 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.
10%
6%
Southampton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Southampton County School District's student population of 2,770 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,403 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,914 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Southampton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 2,770 3,627
Southampton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $41 MM
Southampton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $31 MM $40 MM
Southampton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,403 $11,380
Southampton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,914 $11,077
Southampton 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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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  10/6/2012
I heard there were problems at SMS....but the staff has really impressed me. They work hard to resolve issues.
- Posted by
5  4/27/2010
I think that this school is very proper and it is better than Franklin Middle School.
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