Amherst Middle School

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165 Gordons Fairgrounds Rd

Amherst, VA 24521

(434) 946-0691

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 11

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2 Parent Reviews for Amherst Middle School

Amherst Middle School can be described as unique. Teachers not only invest their time and energy into the students' education, but they also care about individual lives. Students often return to visit once they have moved to the high school and remark how much they miss their middle school teachers. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/07/13

Amherst Middle School needs to hire some better teachers who dont give so few graded assignments. Because when you do that and you score bad on it its hard to bring up. We have a few teachers who do this. Ive had a call home from a teacher who said I was completley ignoring her and talking in class when ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/09/09

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Test Year: 2012
Amherst Middle School
Amherst Co Public Schools
* 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.

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Amherst schools — Amherst Middle School is located at 165 Gordons Fairgrounds Rd, Amherst VA 24521. 165 Gordons Fairgrounds Rd is in the 24521 ZIP code in Amherst, VA The school district for Amherst Middle School is the Amherst Co Public Schools. Amherst Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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