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About This School

Rural Retreat Middle School is a public middle school in Rural Retreat. The principal of Rural Retreat Middle School is Ms. Shannon S. Phillips. 267 students attend Rural Retreat Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 40% of the 267 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Rural Retreat Middle School is 17:1. Minnick Education Center - Wytheville is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 93%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 5%
Hispanic 0.8% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.09%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.8%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 41%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    It's a brillant school with fantastic teachers and students alike.

  • (4 years ago)

    this school is not very fit to have a student body and u should never send your children here because the teachers make fun of other students and are very unreasonable and they're no bullying policy....is a lie

  • (6 years ago)

    This school has fun and awsome teachers with an excellent school system and the principal is funny and a very good one. I highly request this school!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have a daughter in High School who has already gone through this middle school and am looking forward to having my youngest daughter attend There are a lot of great teachers in this school. Tough but fair. Also They participate in National History Day which is an awesome experience I would recommend to everyone. My oldest went to State 3 out of 4 years and made it to National Level 1 year. I think I learned as much as they did. I hated history in school and now I love it!High school has been a lot easier for my eldest due to the wonderful teachers she had the privilege to work with at this level. When she has had problems they have been willing to help her.

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