James Madison Middle School

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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[edit]

The school has competed in the Virginia Mathematics 6th Grade League with the following notable results:

  • 1998-99 - 5th out of 183 schools[1]
  • 2000-01 - 6th out of 141 Schools[2]
  • 2002-03 - 5th out of 108 schools[3]

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.[4]

James Madison has a notable chess team that in 2005 were runners up in the Virginia State K-8 Team Championships, losing by half a point.[5]


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Coordinates: 37°14′56″N 79°58′22″W / 37.24889°N 79.97278°W / 37.24889; -79.97278