School Details

William Byrd Middle School

2910 Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179
(540) 890-1035
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 931 students 22 students/teacher (VA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

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76%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2013-2014 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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 2014
  • Roanoke County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
86%
76%
88%
87%
65%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2013-2014 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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 2014
  • Roanoke County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
80%
71%
75%
77%
70%
80%
81%
67%
79%
81%
74%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2013-2014 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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 2014
  • Roanoke County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
81%
72%
75%
76%
70%
87%
84%
72%
79%
84%
77%

Standards of Learning (SOL)

In 2013-2014 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and 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.
98%
91%
79%
100%
90%
77%

Standards of Learning End-of-Course (SOLEOC)

In 2013-2014 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. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Roanoke County Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

William Byrd Middle School is a public middle school in Roanoke. The principal of William Byrd Middle School is Ms. Tammy Newcomb. 931 children attend William Byrd Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 29% of the 931 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at William Byrd Middle School is 22:1. Stonewall Jackson Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 82%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 6%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 25%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Excels teachers and Staff!!!! The administrative leadership is outstanding! High school could take notes on how to run a school!

  • (4 years ago)

    Excellent school with a commitment to success for each and every child. Administration and teachers work together to create a positive learning environment.

  • (4 years ago)

    Excellent teachers that care a great deal about their students. The faculty and staff diligently work to make sure the students get the best education possible.

  • (5 years ago)

    Everyone from the guidance counselors to staff to teachers seem to feel very strongly in making the students feel nurtured successful and empowered to handle their own education; not just rote learning but actually learning how to learn. This is very important and I recognize the excellence in the William Byrd Team.

  • (5 years ago)

    What a great school full of intelligent and hard working teachers. William Byrd Middle School definately does a great job.

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Overall score

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