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  2. Diversity
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Western Branch Middle School is a highly rated, public school located in Chesapeake, VA. It has 836 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
About Western Branch Middle School...
Address
4201 Hawksley Dr
Chesapeake, VA 23321
Telephone
(757) 638-7920

Western Branch Middle School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$69,978
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,180
National
$949
Median Home Value
$256,500
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
836
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,786
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.2%
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Western Branch High School, overall is a great school. The teachers are really dedicated to helping students succeed and do everything possible to prepare students for whatever they are planning on doing after college. Western Branch has a friendly environment, the faculty members are friendly, and so are the students. Western Branch is a pretty diverse school. The school also provides different clubs and activities so that no one feels left out.
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I loved the staff at the school. I loved the PTA and all there hard work supporting the students and staff. I loved the work ethics the students took home as well as displayed in school.