Francis C. Hammond Middle

Public 6-8

 4646 Seminary Road
       Alexandria, VA  22304


(703) 461-4100

District: Alexandria City Public Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
399th of 419 Virginia Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $13,526 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  14.6
Number of students:  1,468

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
44.8%
African American:
31.3%
White:
14.8%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  78.4%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 26, 2021.


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Compare Details Francis C. Hammond Middle ranks worse than 95.2% of middle schools in Virginia. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 9.31. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Francis C. Hammond Middle is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (44.8%), African American (31.3%), White (14.8%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 78.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Francis C. Hammond Middle is 14.6. (See more...)
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Finance
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Francis C. Hammond Middle is $13,526.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Francis C. Hammond Middle:

SchoolDigger ranks Francis C. Hammond Middle 399th of 419 Virginia public middle schools. (See Francis C. Hammond Middle in the ranking list.)

Alexandria City Public Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Alexandria City Public Schools 98th of 132 Virginia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Francis C. Hammond Middle

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools VA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2017 11.68 391st 415 5.8%
2018 19.00 375th 413 9.2%
2019 21.98 370th 424 12.7%
2021 9.31 399th 419 4.8%

Data source: test scores: Virginia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a principal
Friday, March 6, 2020

Open Quote This school has been on a positive trajectory for a number of years. It is unfortunate that the overall rating does not truly project true test scores and what is actually happening at the school. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Francis C. Hammond Middle

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2015 182 576 91 537 9 4 44 0 1443
2016 168 545 95 557 4 3 34 0 1406
2017 166 533 101 569 9 6 31 0 1415
2018 194 498 107 585 13 6 21 0 1424
2019 218 498 103 612 13 7 27 0 1478
2020 217 459 100 657 5 2 28 0 1468

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Francis C. Hammond Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2015 1443 109.0 13.2 0
2016 1406 112.0 12.5 n/a
2017 1415 133.2 10.6 n/a
2018 1424 125.6 11.3 n/a
2019 1478 118.9 12.4 78.2
2020 1468 100.5 14.6 78.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Francis C. Hammond Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2015 1443 109.0 13.2 0
2016 1406 112.0 12.5 n/a
2017 1415 133.2 10.6 n/a
2018 1424 125.6 11.3 n/a
2019 1478 118.9 12.4 78.2
2020 1468 100.5 14.6 78.4

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Francis C. Hammond Middle

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $543 (4.0%) $12,983 (96.0%) $13,526

Data source: Virginia Department of Education




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