New Castle Middle School

601 Parkview Dr

New Castle, IN 47362-2947

Tel: (765)521-7230
Grades: 7-8

601 students

New Castle Middle School serves 601 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 601 students
New Castle Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
New Castle Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade New Castle Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.25. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
New Castle Middle School Asian (1999-2008)
Hispanic
2%
9%
New Castle Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
13%
New Castle Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
90%
71%
New Castle Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups New Castle Middle School Sch Ethnicity New Castle Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.19 0.25
New Castle Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
45%
41%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New Castle Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 3,760 1,613
New Castle Community  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $21 MM
New Castle Community  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $18 MM
New Castle Community  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,212 $13,002
New Castle Community  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,698 $11,056
New Castle Community  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Castle New Castle High School
    801 Parkview Dr
    New Castle , IN 47362
    (765)593-6670
    0.1  mi  |  1143  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • New Castle Parker Elementary School
    1819 Roosevelt
    New Castle , IN 47362
    (765)521-7209
    0.6  mi  |  443  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • New Castle James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
    1201 Riley Rd
    New Castle , IN 47362
    (765)521-7211
    0.9  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  1-6
  • New Castle Sunnyside Elementary School
    2601 South 14th St
    New Castle , IN 47362
    (765)521-7213
    1  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  KG-7
  • New Castle Eastwood Elementary School
    806 South 22nd St
    New Castle , IN 47362
    (765)521-7205
    1.4  mi  |  255  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Did You Know?
New Castle, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.50, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in New Castle is Castle Hills Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.