James Blair Middle School

117 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 | (757) 229-1341
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 643
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 643
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 308 (47.9%)
  • Females: 320 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 38 (5.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 196 (30.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 234 (36.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James Blair Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black15524.1%
Asian213.3%
Hispanic426.5%
White40763.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James Blair Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade20231.4%
7th Grade22034.2%
8th Grade22134.4%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 01, 2009
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  • Excellent teaching and learning.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that James Blair Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on SOL state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Reading
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Writing

SOL - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201090.0%92.0%88.0%
200986.0%89.0%86.0%
200885.0%87.0%85.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201079.0%81.0%77.0%
200966.0%70.0%73.0%
200852.0%62.0%68.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201091.0%94.0%89.0%
200990.0%89.0%88.0%
200888.0%89.0%86.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201079.0%88.0%75.0%
200983.0%86.0%71.0%
200869.0%75.0%65.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201092.0%94.0%90.0%
200984.0%85.0%87.0%
200889.0%89.0%83.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201094.0%93.0%87.0%
200990.0%90.0%85.0%
200887.0%85.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201093.0%93.0%92.0%
200986.0%90.0%90.0%
200894.0%94.0%90.0%
 
Writing Test
201094.0%94.0%91.0%
200989.0%90.0%89.0%
200889.0%89.0%87.0%
 
History Test
200883.0%83.0%83.0%
 

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
2010100.0%97.0%94.0%
2009100.0%98.0%94.0%
2008100.0%96.0%93.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

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