William Byrd Middle School

2910 Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
William Byrd Middle School serves 850 students in grades 6-8.
William Byrd Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

William Byrd Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

William Byrd Middle School's student population of 850 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

William Byrd Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William Byrd Middle School is 0.29, 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 Data
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State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#533 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
84%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 850 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Btm 50%)

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