Knox Middle School

Knox Middle School serves 562 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Knox Middle School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 562 students
Knox Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Knox Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Knox Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Knox Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more 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
Knox Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
16%
15%
Knox Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
59%
26%
Knox Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
51%
Knox Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Knox Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Knox 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.
0.58 0.45
Knox Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
75%
47%
Knox Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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%
Knox Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,831 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,197 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,891 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 19,831 1,120
Rowan-salisbury s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $192 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $186 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,197 $10,864
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,891 $10,591
Rowan-salisbury 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 Henderson High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Rowan Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalisburyOverton Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 395 students1825 Park Rd West
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3000
    0.3KG-5395
  • SalisburyHenderson High School
    Alternative School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 68 students1215 North Main St
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3134
    1.38-1268
  • SalisburySalisbury High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 858 students500 Lincolnton Rd
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)636-1221
    1.59-12858
  • SalisburyIsenberg Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 423 students2800 Jake Alexander Blvd North
    SalisburyNC 28147
    (704)639-3009
    1.9PK-5423
  • SpencerNorth Rowan Elementary School
    3.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 486 students600 Charles St
    SpencerNC 28159
    (704)639-3042
    3.1PK-5486

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