PROFICIENCY 76% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

Ethel M. Gildersleeve 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 1,027 students and 65 teachers at Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 386 free lunch students and 68 reduced lunch students.

Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 75.5%, which is 3% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1027
Teachers65.21
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch386
Reduced lunch68

 

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 Ethel M. Gildersleeve 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
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
682%
770-74%
865-69%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
666%
779%
865%
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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Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 47.7% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 32.0% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.2% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.8% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Hidenwood Elementary56%0.7Newport News, VA
Riverside Elementary78%1.2Newport News, VA
Richard T. Yates Elementary66%1.2Newport News, VA
Deer Park Elementary95%1.4Newport News, VA
Warwick High82%1.9Newport News, VA
Menchville High82%2.3Newport News, VA
B.c. Charles Elementary71%2.4Newport News, VA
L.f. Palmer Elementary58%2.6Newport News, VA
Willis A. Jenkins Elementary57%2.7Newport News, VA
Joseph H. Saunders Elementary63%2.7Newport News, VA
Homer L. Hines Middle School61%2.8Newport News, VA
Sedgefield Elementary58%3.4Newport News, 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 Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.