Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District

100 N Main St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 3,245 students in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Virginia.
Public Middle Schools in Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Virginia public middle school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Virginia public middle school average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
21 Schools
449 Schools
# Students
14,048 Students
318,089 Students
# Teachers
942 Teachers
23,858 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (VA)
#71 out of 135 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
56%
59%
81%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.69
# American Indian Students
39 Students
842 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
212 Students
22,554 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
975 Students
52,833 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
17%
# Black Students
7,758 Students
68,001 Students
% Black Students
55%
22%
# White Students
4,133 Students
152,830 Students
% White Students
29%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
546 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
908 Students
19,643 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
401
1,133
# Students in K Grade:
999
2,195
# Students in 1st Grade:
981
2,366
# Students in 2nd Grade:
997
2,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
945
2,661
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,024
2,923
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,034
4,273
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,059
76,587
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,070
94,860
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,116
98,467
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,516
7,906
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,073
7,469
# Students in 11th Grade:
970
7,285
# Students in 12th Grade:
863
7,485
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,205 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,672. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,446 is less than the state median of $15,424. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$200 MM
$19,496 MM
This chart display total revenue of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$189 MM
$19,187 MM
This chart display total spending of Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,205
$15,672
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,446
$15,424
This chart display average spending per public school student in Suffolk City PBLC Schs  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Suffolk City PBLC Schs School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John Yeates Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4105
Grades: 6-8
| 480 students
Rank: #22.
Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7401 Burbage Drive
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 925-6752
Grades: 6-8
| 759 students
Rank: #33.
Forest Glen Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Forest Glen Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 925-5780
Grades: 6-8
| 437 students
Rank: #44.
King's Fork Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Kings Fork Rd.
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 923-5246
Grades: 6-8
| 1,058 students
Rank: #55.
John F. Kennedy Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2325 E Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 934-6212
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 14,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 81% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 69% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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