Douglas Byrd Middle School

Douglas Byrd Middle School serves 729 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Douglas Byrd Middle School operates within the Cumberland County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 729 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 729 students
Douglas Byrd Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Douglas Byrd Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Douglas Byrd 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 0.64 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 13:1 14:1
Douglas Byrd Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
Douglas Byrd Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
14%
14%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
53%
27%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
24%
52%
Douglas Byrd Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Douglas Byrd 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.
0.64 0.45
Douglas Byrd 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.
74%
47%
Douglas Byrd 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.
6%
7%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,738 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,317 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
1
Number of Students Managed 52,725 1,330
Cumberland County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $474 MM $19 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $506 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,738 $11,105
Cumberland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,317 $10,880
Cumberland County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Douglas Byrd High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ireland Drive Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Mcarthur Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FayettevilleIreland Drive Middle School
    1606 Ireland Dr
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)483-4037
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 402 students                      
  • FayettevilleDouglas Byrd High School
    3 Negative Reviews
    1624 Ireland Dr
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)484-8121
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1228 students                      
  • FayettevilleMary Mcarthur Elementary School
    3809 Village Dr
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)424-2206
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 449 students                      
  • FayettevilleWilliam H Owen Elementary School
    4533 Raeford Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)425-6163
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 491 students                      
  • FayettevilleJ W Coon Elementary School
    913 Hope Mills Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28304
    (910)425-6141
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 258 students                      

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