Amherst Middle School



Amherst Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 123
7 116
8 130
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Amherst Middle School is a public elementary school located in Amherst, VA in the Amherst County Public Schools. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.77

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Amherst Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 190
(51%)
1,429
(49%)
 Male 179
(49%)
1,472
(51%)

Amherst Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 268
(73%)
1,962
(68%)
 Black 66
(18%)
599
(21%)
 Two or More 24
(7%)
202
(7%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
97
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
27
(1%)

Amherst Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 187
(51%)
1,351
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(40%)
1,318
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(10%)
232
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Amherst Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Amherst Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 437
2006 450
2007 455
2008 421
2009 413
2010 438
2011 421
2012 410
2013 382
2014 363
2015 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 12.9
2007 15.1
2008 13.9
2009 13.5
2010 15.4
2011 12.1
2012 13.8
2013 12.3
2014 10.8
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45308924485126
2006 0.39111111111111
2007 0.42637362637363
2008 0.43230403800475
2009 0.47457627118644
2010 0.46575342465753
2011 0.48456057007126
2012 0.48292682926829
2013 0.48952879581152
2014 0.50964187327824
2015 0.49322493224932

Compare Amherst Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 49.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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