PROFICIENCY 82% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
83%ROCKINGHAM CO PBLC SCHS
81%Dayton
78%Virginia

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "ROCKINGHAM CO PBLC SCHS" in Dayton, VA. There are a total of 731 students and 54 teachers at Wilbur S. Pence Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 201 free lunch students and 70 reduced lunch students.

Wilbur S. Pence Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 5% higher than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students731
Teachers53.83
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch201
Reduced lunch70

 

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 Wilbur S. Pence 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
All87%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
690-94%
785-89%
880-84%
High School>= 90%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All77%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
680-84%
780-84%
870-74%
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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Wilbur S. Pence Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 81.0% 81.3% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 0.9% 1.8% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.1% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.3% 12.1% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 3.2% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
John W. Wayland Elementary81%1.7Bridgewater, VA
Turner Ashby High92%1.8Bridgewater, VA
Pleasant Valley Elementary87%2.4Harrisonburg, VA
Harrisonburg High78%2.4Harrisonburg, VA
Mountain View Elementary73%2.9Harrisonburg, VA
Keister Elementary77%3.5Harrisonburg, VA
Thomas Harrison Middle School67%3.6Harrisonburg, VA
Stone Spring Elementary77%3.7Harrisonburg, VA
Waterman Elementary77%4.5Harrisonburg, VA
Spotswood Elementary60%4.8Harrisonburg, VA
Ottobine Elementary80%5.6Dayton, VA
Skyline Middle School61%6.0Harrisonburg, VA

Dayton demographics profile

StatisticDaytonVirginiaNational
Population1,6338,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,58219191
Median age38.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English77%84%79%
Speak Spanish17%7%13%

Education level achieved in Dayton

IndexDaytonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade87.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%
Source: The Wilbur S. Pence Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.