Harris Middle School

Harris Middle School serves 292 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Harris Middle School operates within the Mitchell County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 292 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 292 students
Harris Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Harris Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Harris Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Harris Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 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 14:1 16:1
Harris Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Harris Middle School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Harris Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
84%
51%
Harris Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Harris Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.28 0.45
Harris Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
49%
47%
Harris Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Harris Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mitchell County s School District's student population of 1,949 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,564 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,299 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 1,949 1,120
Mitchell County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,564 $10,864
Mitchell County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,299 $10,591
Mitchell County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Mayland Early College High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bowman Middle School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deyton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Spruce PineDeyton Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 258 students
    0.1 miles
    308 Harris St
    Spruce PineNC 28777
    (828)766-2070
    0.13-5258
  • Spruce PineGreenlee Primary
    Grades: KG-2 | 275 students
    2.5 miles
    2206 Carters Ridge Rd
    Spruce PineNC 28777
    (828)766-9562
    2.5KG-2275
  • Spruce PineMayland Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 80 students
    4.4 miles
    264 Mayland Dr
    Spruce PineNC 28777
    (828)765-7351
    4.49-1280
  • BurnsvilleMicaville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 177 students
    7.5 miles
    112 State Hwy 80 South
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)675-4161
    7.5KG-5177
  • BurnsvilleSouth Toe Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 130 students
    7.6 miles
    139 South Toe School Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)675-4321
    7.6KG-5130

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