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Henderson Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 570 students

 

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Posted January 17, 2014

Henderson Middle is one of the worst schools you can ever attend because this school has the lowest Standards of Learning scores and the kids act like they just came out the wild. We have had a riot and a girl has gotten stabbed. Don't send your child to Henderson Middle School because your child will not learn anything.


Posted July 16, 2008

I love Henderson because its the best school in the world. Im going to the 8th this year.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 14, 2008

I love everything about this school. They have great teachers and a good learning enviroment. My favorite teacher is the rt teacher Mrs.Webster and Mrs.Parker the 7th grade English teacher.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 9, 2006

I attended this school when I was in middle school and my 12 year now attends. I love the enviroment, which I feel encourages learning as well as prepares them for higher education. The school has an open enviroment which in plain terms means there are no walls.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
74%
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.

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
47%
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.

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
58%
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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%
English: Writing

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

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
87%
History and Social Science

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

2012

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
75%
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 Students23%
Female students19%
Male students27%
Black students23%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities30%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English23%

Math

All Students44%
Female students44%
Male students44%
Black students45%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities53%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English45%
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 Students31%
Female students36%
Male students26%
Black students31%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities39%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English31%

Math

All Students7%
Female students8%
Male students6%
Black students7%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities4%
Students without disabilities9%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English7%
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 Students30%
Female students34%
Male students25%
Black students29%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities36%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English30%

English: Writing

All Students39%
Female students46%
Male students32%
Black students39%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities46%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English40%

Math

All Students26%
Female students27%
Male students24%
Black students25%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged9%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities28%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English26%

Science

All Students28%
Female students28%
Male students29%
Black students28%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities28%
Students without disabilities28%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English29%
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 "Fully Accredited".

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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
n/a
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 Students69%
Female students70%
Male studentsn/a
Black students71%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English69%

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
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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  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Janine Turner

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Music teacher(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

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Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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4319 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Phone: (804) 780-8288

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