School Details

Thomas C. Boushall Middle School

3400 Hopkins Rd, Richmond, VA 23234
(804) 780-5016
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 424 students 18 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

40%
40%
74%
42%
44%
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
  • Richmond City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
42%
75%
18%
23%
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
  • Richmond City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

35%
39%
71%
37%
46%
70%
19%
35%
62%
36%
44%
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
  • Richmond City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
54%
76%
92%
69%
83%

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
  • Richmond City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Thomas C. Boushall Middle School is a public middle school in Richmond. The principal of Thomas C. Boushall Middle School is Mrs. Widad Abed. 424 students attend Thomas C. Boushall Middle School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 89% of the 424 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Thomas C. Boushall Middle School is 18:1. Falling Creek Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 90% 86%
Hispanic 7% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 8%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 66%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    Boushall has turned around tremendously. As a parent we've had no issues with our child and the only thing he has complained about was the lunch.

  • (2 years ago)

    i dislike the school very muchh its totally out of control students dont care teachers dont care school is very dirty i went to da school 6th 7th 8th grade year it was awful

  • (7 years ago)

    Hi my name is Markeita.Thomas C. Boushall is a nice school. The school isn't bad at all its the students in the school thats makes it seem bad.The staff is nice and doesn't argue at the students or anything like that.Mrs.Todd is an excellent band teacher!!I love her so much.I attened Thomas C. Boushall for 6th-7th grade and i enjoyed being there.The school will continue to get better as the principal and the staff do something and make it better.Thank you and I hope you all like what I wrote.

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