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About This School

Glenvar Middle School is a public middle school in Salem. The principal of Glenvar Middle School is Mr. Jamie Soltis. 397 students attend Glenvar Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 23% of the 397 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Glenvar Middle School is 20:1. Andrew Lewis Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • Cantonese
    • French
    • German
    • Hebrew
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Latin
    • Mandarin
    • Russian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 87%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 6%
Hispanic 0.5% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.06%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 19%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Overall I am pretty happy with this school. I did however give the Teacher quality a lower grade because I graded them as a whole. I find myself teaching my 6th grader from their homework more than I feel I should I was under the impression that they should be learning that in class like I did as a student. I have also learned that just starting the second nine weeks my 6th grader has already watched about 10 movies maybe this is why I am the one teaching them?

  • (5 years ago)

    Its the closest to private school as you can get. Unbelievable teachers great learning activites and a fantastic (and super safe) enviroment. Glenvar is the way to go!

  • (11 years ago)

    Glenvar Schools are unbelievable. They are the best Virginia has to offer.

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