Thomas C. Boushall Middle School

  • Thomas C. Boushall Middle School serves 732 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 47% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas C. Boushall 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Thomas C. Boushall Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Thomas C. Boushall Middle School's student population of 732 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas C. Boushall 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas C. Boushall Middle School is 0.52, 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 School Rank#1779 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
35%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thomas C. Boushall 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomas C. Boushall 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
64%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
5%
Diversity Score0.520.68
This chart display the diversity score of Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Boushall has been turned around by the principal Mrs. Abed. She has brought in some good teachers and discipline to the school. The kids fear her but like her at the same time. It's about time this school got some caring people in it.
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