Douglas Byrd Middle School

Douglas Byrd Middle School serves 746 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
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 746 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 746 students
Douglas Byrd Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Douglas Byrd Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Douglas Byrd 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 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Douglas Byrd Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Douglas Byrd Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
13%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
52%
27%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
24%
52%
Douglas Byrd Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Douglas Byrd Middle School Sch Ethnicity Douglas Byrd 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.
0.65 0.44
Douglas Byrd 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.
71%
45%
Douglas Byrd 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.
6%
8%
Douglas Byrd Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
86
4
Number of Students Managed 53,538 1,682
Cumberland County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $474 MM $19 MM
Cumberland County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $506 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,738 $11,105
Cumberland County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,317 $10,880
Cumberland County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fayetteville Ireland Drive Middle School
    1606 Ireland Dr
    Fayetteville , NC 28304
    (910)483-4037
    0.1  mi  |  348  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fayetteville Douglas Byrd High School
    1624 Ireland Dr
    Fayetteville , NC 28304
    (910)484-8121
    0.3  mi  |  1289  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fayetteville Mary Mcarthur Elementary School
    3809 Village Dr
    Fayetteville , NC 28304
    (910)424-2206
    0.7  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fayetteville William H Owen Elementary School
    4533 Raeford Rd
    Fayetteville , NC 28304
    (910)425-6163
    0.7  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fayetteville J W Coon Elementary School
    913 Hope Mills Rd
    Fayetteville , NC 28304
    (910)425-6141
    0.8  mi  |  289  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Fayetteville, NC 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 0.40, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Fayetteville is Sherwood Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.