Sterling Middle School



Sterling Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 318
7 327
8 352
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sterling Middle School is a public elementary school located in Sterling, VA in the Loudoun County Public Schools. It enrolls 997 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 997
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.39

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Sterling Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 500
(50%)
31,391
(51%)
 Female 497
(50%)
29,905
(49%)

Sterling Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 576
(58%)
10,076
(16%)
 White 162
(16%)
31,266
(51%)
 Asian 142
(14%)
12,340
(20%)
 Black 72
(7%)
3,993
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
3,259
(5%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
305
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
57
(0%)

Sterling Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 529
(53%)
8,292
(14%)
 Not Eligible 342
(34%)
50,672
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 126
(13%)
2,332
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sterling Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.7%) is 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.

Sterling Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 870
2006 852
2007 873
2008 892
2009 832
2010 859
2011 896
2012 950
2013 988
2014 998
2015 997

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 9.5
2007 13.6
2008 14.1
2009 13.5
2010 14.2
2011 12.4
2012 14.4
2013 12.4
2014 10.7
2015 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32068965517241
2006 0.35093896713615
2007 0.39404352806415
2008 0.42713004484305
2009 0.515625
2010 0.56461001164144
2011 0.59040178571429
2012 0.63052631578947
2013 0.67408906882591
2014 0.64529058116232
2015 0.65697091273821

Compare Sterling Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.7%
 

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Public 06 - 08 997 11:1  
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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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