New Castle Middle School

601 Parkview Dr

New Castle, IN 47362-2947

Grades: 7-8

555 students

New Castle Middle School serves 555 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
New Castle Middle School operates within the New Castle Community Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 555 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 555 students
New Castle Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
New Castle Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade New Castle Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
New Castle Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
10%
New Castle Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
13%
New Castle Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
92%
71%
New Castle Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
New Castle Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups New Castle Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN 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.
0.15 0.26
New Castle Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
46%
42%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
8%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,612 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,212 is higher than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,698 is higher than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name New Castle Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 3,612 1,469
New Castle Community  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $21 MM
New Castle Community  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $18 MM
New Castle Community  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,212 $13,002
New Castle Community  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,698 $11,056
New Castle Community  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Castle High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry Co Youth Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parker Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New CastleNew Castle High School
    801 Parkview Dr
    New CastleIN 47362
    (765)593-6670
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1108 students                      
  • New CastleParker Elementary School
    1819 Roosevelt
    New CastleIN 47362
    (765)521-7209
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 428 students                      
  • New CastleJames Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
    1201 Riley Rd
    New CastleIN 47362
    (765)521-7211
    0.9 mi | Gr. 1-6 | 285 students                      
  • New CastleSunnyside Elementary School
    2601 South 14th St
    New CastleIN 47362
    (765)521-7213
    1 mi | Gr. KG-7 | 250 students                      
  • New CastleEastwood Elementary School
    806 South 22nd St
    New CastleIN 47362
    (765)521-7205
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 208 students                      

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