School Details

Lois Hornsby Middle School

850 Jolly Pond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-9400
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 919 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

90%
81%
74%
93%
89%
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
  • Williamsburg-James City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
83%
75%
79%
74%
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
  • Williamsburg-James City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
78%
71%
84%
77%
70%
81%
68%
62%
86%
77%
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
  • Williamsburg-James City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

98%
82%
76%
100%
79%
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
  • Williamsburg-James City Public Schools average
  • Virginia state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Lois Hornsby Middle School is a public middle school in Williamsburg. The principal of Lois Hornsby Middle School is Dr. Byron Bishop. 919 students attend Lois Hornsby Middle School Toano Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Community ratings & reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    Hornsby has it all. Compassionate challenging teachers who go the extra mile; great leadership that emphasizes making a difference to each student; involved parents who try and make things just a bit more for everyone; amazing counselors who are always willing to listen and help; and a friendly and welcoming staff all on a beautiful campus. Hornsby offers great after school activities arts sports leadership. Their classes strive to prepare the students for High School and life in general. Communication tools are very effective. In short...It's 5 stars. Thank you Hornsby! Keep up the good work.

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