Spotsylvania Middle School

8801 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Spotsylvania Middle School serves 970 students in grades 6-8.
Spotsylvania Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Spotsylvania Middle School's student population of 970 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
970 students
This chart display total students of Spotsylvania Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Spotsylvania Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Spotsylvania Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Spotsylvania Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Spotsylvania Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Spotsylvania Middle School is 0.71, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#885 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Spotsylvania Middle School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Spotsylvania 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Spotsylvania Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
27%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spotsylvania Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.71
This chart display the diversity score of Spotsylvania Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spotsylvania Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spotsylvania Middle School's ranking?
Spotsylvania Middle School is ranked #885 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Spotsylvania Middle School often compared to?
Spotsylvania Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Freedom Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Spotsylvania Middle School?
970 students attend Spotsylvania Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Spotsylvania Middle School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spotsylvania Middle School?
Spotsylvania Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Spotsylvania Middle School offer ?
Spotsylvania Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Spotsylvania Middle School part of?
Spotsylvania Middle School is part of Spotsylvania Co PBLC Schs School District.

School Reviews

Review Spotsylvania Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links