River Bend Middle School

River Bend Middle School serves 531 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
River Bend Middle School operates within the Catawba County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 531 students
River Bend Middle School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % River Bend Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
River Bend Middle School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade River Bend Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 17:1 16:1
River Bend Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
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.
0.56 0.45
River Bend Middle School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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%
River Bend Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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%
River Bend Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Catawba County s School District's student population of 16,876 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,385 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,682 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Catawba County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
1
Number of Students Managed 16,876 1,120
Catawba County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $163 MM $18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $151 MM $18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,385 $10,864
Catawba County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,682 $10,591
Catawba County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Bunker Hill High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Catawba Rosenwald Education Center (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oxford Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • ClaremontBunker Hill High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 953 students
    0 miles
    4675 Oxford School Rd
    ClaremontNC 28610
    (828)241-3355
    09-12953
  • ClaremontOxford Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 624 students
    2.4 miles
    5915 Oxford School Rd
    ClaremontNC 28610
    (828)459-7220
    2.4PK-6624
  • ClaremontClaremont Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 383 students
    3 miles
    3384 East Main St
    ClaremontNC 28610
    (828)459-7921
    3PK-6383
  • StatesvilleSharon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 309 students
    3.4 miles
    880 Sharon Sch Rd
    StatesvilleNC 28677
    (704)872-3401
    3.4PK-5309
  • CatawbaCatawba Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 490 students
    4.4 miles
    5415 Hudson Chapel Rd
    CatawbaNC 28609
    (828)241-3131
    4.4PK-6490

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i think this school will be a good school for me in 7th grade a hear only good things and im ready for next year:)
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/14

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