Sterling Middle School

201 W Holly Ave
Sterling, VA 20164
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sterling Middle School serves 1,011 students in grades 6-8.
Sterling 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 42% (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 70% (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 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sterling Middle School's student population of 1,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,011 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

Sterling 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 Sterling Middle School is 0.56, 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
#1654 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
42%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
64%
16%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
14%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLoudoun County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sterling Middle School is Park View High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dominion High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sterling Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sterling Sterling Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    0.4 miles
    200 W Church Rd
    Sterling, VA 20164
    (571) 434-4580
    0.4 PK-5 469
  • Sterling Sully Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    0.4 miles
    300 Circle Dr
    Sterling, VA 20164
    (571) 434-4570
    0.4 PK-5 455
  • Sterling Guilford Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 595 students
    0.7 miles
    600 W Poplar Rd
    Sterling, VA 20164
    (571) 434-4550
    0.7 PK-5 595
  • Sterling Forest Grove Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 576 students
    0.8 miles
    46245 Forest Ridge Dr.
    Sterling, VA 20164
    (703) 434-4560
    0.8 PK-5 576
  • Sterling Park View High School Math: 66% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,518 student
    0.8 miles
    400 W Laurel Ave
    Sterling, VA 20164
    (571) 434-4500
    0.8 9-12 1,518

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