PROFICIENCY 61% 22% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

Homer L. Hines Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS" in Newport News, VA. There are a total of 968 students and 74 teachers at Homer L. Hines Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 567 free lunch students and 89 reduced lunch students.

Homer L. Hines Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.0%, which is 22% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students968
Teachers73.58
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch567
Reduced lunch89

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Homer L. Hines Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All63%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
670-74%
745-49%
835-39%
High School90-94%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
655-59%
762%
860%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Homer L. Hines Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 33.0% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 49.8% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.4% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Sedgefield Elementary58%0.7Newport News, VA
Warwick High82%0.9Newport News, VA
Hilton Elementary90%1.1Newport News, VA
Tucker-capps Elementary82%1.5Hampton, VA
Carver Elementary57%1.5Newport News, VA
George P Phenix Elementary82%1.6Hampton, VA
Crittenden Middle School67%1.6Newport News, VA
Bethel High74%1.9Hampton, VA
Riverside Elementary78%2.0Newport News, VA
Deer Park Elementary95%2.0Newport News, VA
Alfred S. Forrest Elementary65%2.1Hampton, VA
Jefferson Davis Middle School64%2.4Hampton, VA

Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population181,6068,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,62919191
Median age32.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%57%55%
Speak English89%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%
Source: The Homer L. Hines Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.