Fact Sheet

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General School Information

  • Grades Served: 6-8
  • Address: 2801 Powell Creek Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
  • Phone: 434-975-0599
  • Principal: Michael Craddock
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Empowering Students to Innovate

Lakeside Middle School believes that striving for creative excellence today prepares students to succeed in the changing and challenging world tomorrow.

School Quality Profile

For every school and school division in the Commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Education’s School Quality Profiles provide detailed information about accreditation, assessments, enrollment, college and career readiness, finance, learning climate, teacher quality, and other topics of interest to parents and the general public.

Facility Information

  • Built in 1994
  • 94,440 square feet
  • 21.0 acre site

Feeder Pattern & Attendance Area

Public schools in Albemarle County are divided into three “feeder patterns” according to geographical area: Northern, Southern and Western. A feeder pattern consists of the elementary, middle and high schools through which students progress.

Lakeside Middle School is part of the Northern Feeder Pattern. Students previously attended Baker-Butler, Hollymead, or Stony-Point Elementary School, and will graduate from Albemarle High School.

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Micheal Craddock

Michael Craddock

Craig Smith

Craig Smith
Assistant Principal

Principal History

Megan Wood

Brandi Robertson (Interim)

Rick Vrhovac

David Rogers

Kathryn Baylor

James Washington

Thomas Zimorski