East Alexander Middle School

East Alexander Middle School serves 661 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
East Alexander Middle School operates within the Alexander County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 661 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 661 students
East Alexander Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % East Alexander Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
East Alexander Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade East Alexander Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
East Alexander Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
12%
15%
East Alexander Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
6%
26%
East Alexander Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
78%
51%
East Alexander Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
East Alexander Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups East Alexander Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.38 0.45
East Alexander Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
47%
East Alexander Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
East Alexander Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,290 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,988 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,931 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Alexander County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 5,290 1,120
Alexander County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $18 MM
Alexander County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $44 MM $18 MM
Alexander County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,988 $10,864
Alexander County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,931 $10,591
Alexander County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Alexander Central High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Alexander Middle School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hiddenite Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • HiddeniteHiddenite Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 502 students374 Sulphur Springs Rd
    HiddeniteNC 28636
    (828)632-2503
    2.3KG-5502
  • TaylorsvilleTaylorsville Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 285 students100 7th St Sw
    TaylorsvilleNC 28681
    (828)632-3072
    3.6KG-5285
  • TaylorsvilleAlexander Central High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1615 students223 School Dr
    TaylorsvilleNC 28681
    (828)632-7063
    49-121615
  • TaylorsvilleSugar Loaf Elementary School
    4.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 275 students3600 Nc Hwy 16n
    TaylorsvilleNC 28681
    (828)632-2192
    4.8KG-5275
  • Stony PointStony Point Elementary School
    5.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 284 students311 Stony Point School Rd
    Stony PointNC 28678
    (704)585-6981
    5.8PK-5284

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