PROFICIENCY 60% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

Mary Passage 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 948 students and 62 teachers at Mary Passage Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 537 free lunch students and 117 reduced lunch students.

Mary Passage Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 23% lower than than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students948
Teachers62.35
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch537
Reduced lunch117

 

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 Mary Passage 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
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
672%
7n/a
842%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
652%
764%
849%
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.

Mary Passage Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 20.2% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 56.6% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.4% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.1% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Newport News demographics profile

StatisticNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Population181,3628,185,131314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)2,63420391
Median age32.737.637.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English89%85%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newport News

IndexNewport NewsVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.8%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college60.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.1%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters9.1%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Mary Passage Middle School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.