Tunstall Middle School

  • Tunstall Middle School serves 668 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 85% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tunstall 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Tunstall Middle School's student population of 668 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tunstall 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 Tunstall Middle School is 0.40, 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#947 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
69%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
76%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.400.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tunstall Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsylvania County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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