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Daniel Morgan Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 1212 students

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Posted January 30, 2014

Daniel Morgan is an awesome school. The teachers and students are great. They treat students very well. They have many after school activities. The principle is new now but very nice. It has a new building.


Posted May 16, 2013

It is a ok school. I am unhappy with the school because I do not feel that the teachers do not help the students as much as they should. Too many fights.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2012

I 'm dissatisfied with the attitude of the teachers in this school especially to immigrants, and especially to children who are smarter than them and they come from another country!!! Already in the first day a teacher asked my daughter (7th grade) is she attended a school at all so far ?!? My family are immigrants from soon, but that does not make us stupid or second hand people!!! Sorry for my not so good english!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2011

I am extremely unhappy with how this school has turned out. My girls used to love going to school, and now they work themselves up so much they vomit. The dread of having teachers who will not help them comprehend their work, and then get into trouble when the work isn't completed. This school is especially horrible for those with learning disabilities, as my girls have found out. I would never recommen this school to anyone, as I am now leaning towards a lawyer to just get help for my kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2010

Dmms is the best school ever. They try to keep the peace but when it accently goes wild the deal with it in a proper why. Plus they have so much fun and they raise money for great causes like hatti
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 3, 2009

They care about my child personally and strive to give her the best education they can.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2009

My daughter goes to daniel morgan and i think it's not a very good scchool. To many fights and they always blame it on the students for nothing. Thats how i feel about this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2008

I'm a student @ DMMS. I love it here. We have great teachers & administraters. Academics are great & athletics rock . Go 7th grade bball team. TBS
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 13, 2006

I think the school could not get any better. It's so nice on the insid and out. The teachers are so nice and thoughtful. The principal is very nice himself. I love the school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 13, 2006

I've had 2 kids at this school. In terms of the 'quality of academic programs': the learning environment is not condusive to learning. Many of the staff seem overworked and appear to have trouble controlling the kids in the school. It's a shame because the school has been remodeled and the facility is nice. They need some major kindness towards the kids and to honor parents requests when action is needed to get a child's grades back on track such as a teacher/classroom change.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2005

Add my voice to the parents who aren't satisfied with the respect given to teachers or subs at DMMS. I am a sub with DMMS for math and science and the largest problem by far is being a police officer trying to maintain order. Many of the students I deal with are simply out of control. Teaching under such conditions is well nigh impossible. This needs to be fixed by the school administration pronto.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 29, 2005

An average school is a better definition. It is not a great school by any means. The scores speak for themselves and the leadership of the school. I also know of parents who have had a lot of problems with school discipline (or the lack thereof) Parent participation is also lacking. It seems that it is always the same parents who are there working. Extracurricular activities are available, but not supported by the budget.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2005

Sorry to say that I myself am not a parent, but an A honor student at Daniel Morgan. I have recently recieved the Principal's Award for a 4.0 GPA over the three years I spent at Daniel Morgan. There were only four others (out of a class of 350) who recieved this distinction. Daniel Morgans teaching has its highs and lows. From a students perspectives, the math and English programs at Daniel Morgan are fantastic. This year the school started allowing eighth graders to take Algebra II. Although only two students were in the class (being in the class myself) it was wonderful. Daniel Morgan lacks in its Social Sciences and Sciences program though. The extracurricular activities are fantastic as is the wonderful parental involvement. Although Daniel Morgan is currently under construction, it will soon be able to offer more educational programs with more room for students.
—Submitted by a student


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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 73% in 2013.

290 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
82%
English: Writing

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

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
74%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

14 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

279 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

296 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
79%
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 74% in 2013.

310 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

265 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

266 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
English: Writing

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

242 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

278 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students60%
Female students62%
Male students58%
Black students35%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracial56%
White students72%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities63%
Limited English proficient students48%
Proficient in English63%

English: Writing

All Students69%
Female students72%
Male students66%
Black students50%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial56%
White students73%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficient students93%
Proficient in English67%

Math

All Students63%
Female students65%
Male students61%
Black students50%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracial50%
White students74%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities26%
Students without disabilities69%
Limited English proficient students49%
Proficient in English67%

Science

All Students79%
Female students83%
Male students75%
Black students63%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracial80%
White students84%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities84%
Limited English proficient students70%
Proficient in English81%
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 students67%
Male students67%
Black students56%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracial60%
White students76%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities73%
Limited English proficient students49%
Proficient in English70%

Math

All Students72%
Female students70%
Male students76%
Black students72%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial64%
White students75%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficient students59%
Proficient in English75%
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 Students72%
Female students78%
Male students68%
Black students67%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracial67%
White students79%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities38%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficient students45%
Proficient in English77%

Math

All Students74%
Female students77%
Male students72%
Black students68%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracial55%
White students81%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficient students53%
Proficient in English77%
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 Students70%
Female students69%
Male students70%
Black students50%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracial78%
White students80%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities75%
Limited English proficient students30%
Proficient in English75%

English: Writing

All Students77%
Female students86%
Male students68%
Black students63%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracial78%
White students79%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities28%
Students without disabilities82%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English77%

Math

All Students18%
Female studentsn/a
Male students15%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students20%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English25%

Science

All Students89%
Female students87%
Male students91%
Black students88%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic76%
Multiracial90%
White students94%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities64%
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficient students64%
Proficient in English94%
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.

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
92%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 76% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
98%

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 Students83%
Female students84%
Male students83%
Black students83%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracial94%
White students87%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities84%
Limited English proficient students57%
Proficient in English87%

Geometry

All Students100%
Female students100%
Male students100%
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students100%
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities100%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English100%
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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