Handley Middle School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Handley Middle School
Handley Middle School is a public school located in Winchester, Virginia. It is part of the Frederick County Public Schools system and serves students in grades 6-8. The school has been in operation since 1959 and has a long history of providing quality education to its students.
Handley Middle School is dedicated to preparing students for success in high school, college, and beyond. The school offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes core subjects such as English, Math, Science, and Social Studies, as well as electives in the arts, music, and physical education. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs that allow students to explore their interests and develop their skills.
Handley Middle School is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all students. The school has a dedicated staff that works hard to ensure that every student feels welcomed and respected. The school also has a strong focus on character education, helping students to develop the skills they need to be successful in their future endeavors.
Overall, Handley Middle School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and explore. The school provides a high-quality education and a safe, supportive environment that allows students to reach their full potential.
251 Gilham Rd
Roanoke, AL 36274
4 – 8
Overview Handley Middle School
Handley Middle School serves 510 students in grades 4-8.
Handley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Handley Middle School
Handley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Handley Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.