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April 19, 2018

In the aftermath of a tornado, a community comes together.
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Math Teacher Honored

Nancy Hardison, one of our middle school mathematics teachers, has been accepted to the prestigious Klingenstein Summer Institute at Columbia University.
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March 29, 2019

What knowledge, skills, and outcomes do we want for our students to help them lead happy, productive lives?
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James River at a Glance

yearsofexcellence 45

years of excellence in education

teachingfaculty More than 56%

of our teaching faculty members have advanced degrees

financialaid More than 29%

of our families receive financial aid

studentratio 14:1

Our student teacher ratio in K-4

studentratio 16:1

Our student teacher ratio in grades 5-8

performingarts Last year 85%

of students in middle school participated in a performing arts group

teamsport On average 85%

of students in middle school participate in a team sport


No SOL testing

8thgrade Our 8th

graders average above the 85th percentile in national testing

highschoolgrads 100%

of our graduates enter high school with at least 2 high school credits

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