Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
7401 Burbage Drive
Suffolk, VA 23435
Phone
(757) 925-6752
District
SUFFOLK CITY PBLC SCHS
County
SUFFOLK CITY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
794
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.6% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Colonel Fred Cherry Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

100 80 60 40 20 0
90%
79%
87%
77%
92%
80%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
82%
80%
82%
79%
82%
80%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
87%
79%
82%
76%
92%
82%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
14
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 273 34.4%
Grade 7 262 33.0%
Grade 8 259 32.6%
Total 794 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 28.1% 33.5% 50.5%
Black 60.4% 58.3% 23.2%
Hispanic 9.1% 6.1% 18.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 1.7% 7.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.3% 47.4% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.1% 43.5% 39.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 4.0% 4.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 90,093 8,535,519
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 219.0 213
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 33,774 3,151,045
Single Parent Households With Children 12.8% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.9% 89.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.5% 38.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.4% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.2% 17.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.4% 13.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.9% 16.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.1% 14.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.4% 10.8%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,824 $97,979,000 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $407 $5,839,000 3.1%
Staff $356 $5,106,000 2.7%
General Administration $112 $1,606,000 0.9%
School Administration $597 $8,567,000 4.6%
Operation $1,063 $15,262,000 8.1%
Transportation $565 $8,119,000 4.3%
Other $164 $2,362,000 1.3%
Total Support $3,264 $46,861,000 25.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,961 $42,512,000 22.7%
Total Expenditures $13,048 $187,352,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,423 $9,627,379,000 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $626 $812,023,000 4.6%
Staff $817 $1,060,290,000 6.0%
General Administration $197 $254,877,000 1.5%
School Administration $712 $923,041,000 5.3%
Operation $1,086 $1,408,293,000 8.0%
Transportation $637 $825,767,000 4.7%
Other $201 $260,781,000 1.5%
Total Support $4,275 $5,545,072,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,830 $2,373,560,000 13.5%
Total Expenditures $13,528 $17,546,011,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%