James Madison Middle School, Roanoke

James Madison Middle School, Roanoke

James Madison Middle School located in the Franklin-Colonial neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia, USA is situated on a large hill with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Opened in 1970, it is a magnet school for technology and is part of the Roanoke City Public Schools. The school's athletics teams are the Matadors.

Notable achievements

The school has competed in the Virginia Mathematics 6th Grade League with the following notable results::* 1998-99 - 5th out of 183 schools [ [http://www.mathleague.com/reports/1998_99/grade678/VA_6.HTM "Virginia Mathematics League 1998-1999 6th Grade Score Report Summary"] ] :* 2000-01 - 6th out of 141 Schools [ [http://www.mathleague.com/reports/2000_01/grade678/VA_6.HTM "Virginia Mathematics League 2000-2001 6th Grade Score Report Summary"] ] :* 2002-03 - 5th out of 108 schools [ [http://www.mathleague.com/reports/2002_03/grade678/VA_6.HTM "Virginia Mathematics League 2002-2003 6th Grade Score Report Summary"] ]

In the international Odyssey of the Mind competition, in 2001, James Madison Middle School won through to represent the US and placed 3rd out of a field of 57 teams representing the United States. [ [ "Roanoke City Public Schools - Star Statistics 2001"] ]

James Madison has a notable chess team that in 2005 were runners up in the Virginia State K-8 Team Championships by just half a point. [ [http://www.uschess.org/news/newsletter/2005/050323/USNews.php "Almost 500 Compete in Virginia Scholastic Chess Championships"] , Mike Hoffpauir, Chess Review Online, United States Chess Federation, March 23, 2005]


External links

* [http://www.roanoke.k12.va.us/schools/madison/default.htm Official site]

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