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Prospect Heights Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 549 students

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Posted August 27, 2013

This school is... is just terrible. The children are out of control. The teachers don't do too much about it. Racism, fights, and bullying happens daily. Some teachers are okay, but only some. Some kids make out in the library. Lots of kids look up things shouldn't on the computer they shouldn't be. The teachers always have a favorite, who they spoil beyond belief, and ignore the other students. Unless your child has no flaws whatsoever, then bullying is inevitable.


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 74% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 86% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 75% in 2013.

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 88% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 71% in 2013.

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
90%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 70% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
92%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 88% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students67%
Female students73%
Male students60%
Black students50%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial53%
White students75%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities71%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English66%

Math

All Students84%
Female students85%
Male students84%
Black students81%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial81%
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities87%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students64%
Female students64%
Male students64%
Black students43%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White students73%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities69%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English65%

Math

All Students21%
Female students29%
Male students16%
Black students17%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students24%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities0%
Students without disabilities25%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English22%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students67%
Female students68%
Male students66%
Black students54%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial36%
White students74%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities71%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English67%

English: Writing

All Students59%
Female students70%
Male students50%
Black students47%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial27%
White students66%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities62%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English59%

Math

All Students47%
Female students56%
Male students39%
Black students38%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial38%
White students50%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English46%

Science

All Students70%
Female students64%
Male students75%
Black students51%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial18%
White students80%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2007-2008, this school was rated "Accredited with Warning".

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 76% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students87%
Female students88%
Male students85%
Black students93%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities87%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English87%

Geometry

All Students96%
Female studentsn/a
Male students95%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students96%
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English96%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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Orange, VA 22960
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