Spotsylvania Middle School

8801 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Spotsylvania Middle School serves 907 students in grades 6-8.
Spotsylvania 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 70% (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 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Spotsylvania Middle School's student population of 907 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students907 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Spotsylvania 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 Spotsylvania 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
#1195 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
70%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
16%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
56%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpotsylvania County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spotsylvania Middle School is Courtland High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freedom Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert E. Lee Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fredericksburg Courthouse Academy Program Special Education School

    0.5 miles
    7409 Brock Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    (540) 582-5242
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Spotsylvania Gateway Academy Special Education School

    0.5 miles
    7409 Brock Road
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    (540) 582-3498
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Spotsylvania Robert E. Lee Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
    0.5 miles
    7415 Brock Rd
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    (540) 582-5445
    0.5 PK-5 538
  • Spotsylvania Courtland Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
    2.7 miles
    6601 Smith Station Rd
    Spotsylvania, VA 22553
    (540) 898-5422
    2.7 PK-5 532
  • Fredericksburg John J. Wright Educational And Cultural Center Alternative School

    2.9 miles
    7565 Courthouse Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
    (540) 834-2556
    2.9 n/a n/a

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