School Details

Parry McCluer Middle School

2329 Chestnut Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416
(540) 261-7340
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 5-8 356 students 15 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

49%
49%
73%
46%
47%
71%
22%
23%
69%
46%
47%
76%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Buena Vista City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
60%
74%
71%
70%
78%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Buena Vista City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
68%
75%
25%
25%
61%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Buena Vista City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
39%
76%

Standards of Learning End-of-Course (SOLEOC)

In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Buena Vista City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Parry McCluer Middle School is a public middle school in Buena Vista. The principal of Parry McCluer Middle School is Mr. Brian Bowles. 356 children attend Parry McCluer Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 37% of the 356 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Parry McCluer Middle School is 15:1. Lylburn Downing Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Latin

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 91% 91%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 1.0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 36%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    Parry McCluer Middle School is excellent! The teaching staff is dedicated hardworking and supportive. They should be commended on all their hard work! Hurray for wonderful teachers!

  • (7 years ago)

    Indeed leadership is the core of the problem in this school. A supportive community small school size excellent and dedicated teachers but a principal that is unwilling to be open opportunities for improvement and change.

  • (7 years ago)

    It is a small school with many positive points but could be much much better with a positive approach.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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