PROFICIENCY 72% 8% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%NEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS
68%Newport News
78%Virginia

J.m. Dozier 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 1,113 students and 76 teachers at J.m. Dozier Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 543 free lunch students and 103 reduced lunch students.

J.m. Dozier Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 71.5%, which is 8% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1113
Teachers75.99
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch543
Reduced lunch103

 

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 J.m. Dozier 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
All75%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
681%
750-54%
855-59%
High School95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All68%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
671%
773%
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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J.m. Dozier Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 26.0% 27.0% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 51.7% 53.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.3% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.4% 11.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 4.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Mary Passage Middle School60%1.1Newport News, VA
General Stanford Elementary82%1.1Newport News, VA
David A. Dutrow Elementary77%1.4Newport News, VA
Oliver C. Greenwood Elementary75%1.6Newport News, VA
Woodside High79%1.6Newport News, VA
Richneck Elementary76%1.6Newport News, VA
George J. Mcintosh Elementary65%1.6Newport News, VA
Lee Hall Elementary59%2.0Newport News, VA
Horace H. Epes Elementary52%2.2Newport News, VA
Denbigh High78%2.6Newport News, VA
R.o. Nelson Elementary78%2.6Newport News, VA
Yorktown Elementary81%3.5Yorktown, 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%
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Source: The J.m. Dozier Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.