East Mcdowell Junior High School

East Mcdowell Junior High School serves 641 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
East Mcdowell Junior High School operates within the Mcdowell County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 641 students
East Mcdowell Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % East Mcdowell Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
East Mcdowell Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade East Mcdowell Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 15:1 16:1
East Mcdowell Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
10%
15%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
2%
26%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
83%
51%
East Mcdowell Junior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups East Mcdowell Junior High 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.
0.30 0.45
East Mcdowell Junior High 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.
56%
47%
East Mcdowell Junior High 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.
8%
7%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,740 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,993 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Mcdowell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
1
Number of Students Managed 6,311 1,120
Mcdowell County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $18 MM
Mcdowell County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $60 MM $18 MM
Mcdowell County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,740 $10,864
Mcdowell County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,993 $10,591
Mcdowell 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 Mcdowell High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Mcdowell Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MarionMcdowell High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1241 students600 Mcdowell High School Dr
    MarionNC 28752
    (828)652-7920
    09-121241
  • MarionMarion Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 448 students209 Robert St
    MarionNC 28752
    (828)652-2141
    0.6PK-6448
  • MarionEastfield Global Magnet School
    Magnet School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 449 students170 Eastfield School Rd
    MarionNC 28752
    (828)652-3730
    0.7PK-8449
  • MarionWest Mcdowell Junior High School
    2.4 miles | Grades: 7-9 | 764 students346 Mcdowell High School Rd
    MarionNC 28752
    (828)652-3390
    2.47-9764
  • MarionMcdowell Early College High School
    3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 177 students54 College Dr
    MarionNC 28752
    (828)659-0411
    39-12177

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