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4/10
Thornburg Middle School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Virginia. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

ACADEMICS

5/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English Reading
75%
State avg: 79%
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Math
74%
State avg: 76%
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Science
74%
State avg: 80%
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4/10

Academic progress

How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

2/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More These 5 things will help you start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
58%
Black
25%
Hispanic
11%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
355 :1
State avg: 350 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
72%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood

6929 North Roxbury Mill Road
Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 22551
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