East Alexander Middle School

1285 White Plains Rd

Hiddenite, NC 28636-9802

Tel: (828)632-7565
Grades: 6-8

672 students

East Alexander Middle School serves 672 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Alexander Middle School operates within the Alexander County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 672 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 672 students
East Alexander Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
East Alexander Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade East Alexander Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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 16:1 14:1
East Alexander Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
14%
East Alexander Middle School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
6%
27%
East Alexander Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
80%
52%
East Alexander Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups East Alexander Middle School Sch Ethnicity East Alexander 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.
0.35 0.45
East Alexander 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.
49%
47%
East Alexander 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%
7%
East Alexander Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,383 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Alexander County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 5,383 1,330
Alexander County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $19 MM
District Spending $47 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,493 $11,105
Alexander County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,434 $10,880
Alexander County s School 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 Alexander Central High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Alexander Middle School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hiddenite Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HiddeniteHiddenite Elementary School
    374 Sulphur Springs Rd
    HiddeniteNC 28636
    (828)632-2503
    2.3 mi | 488 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • TaylorsvilleTaylorsville Elementary School
    100 7th St Sw
    TaylorsvilleNC 28681
    (828)632-3072
    3.5 mi | 266 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • TaylorsvilleAlexander Central High School
    223 School Dr
    TaylorsvilleNC 28681
    (828)632-7063
    4 mi | 1642 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TaylorsvilleSugar Loaf Elementary School
    3600 Nc Hwy 16n
    TaylorsvilleNC 28681
    (828)632-2192
    4.8 mi | 295 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Stony PointStony Point Elementary School
    311 Stony Point School Rd
    Stony PointNC 28678
    (704)585-6981
    5.8 mi | 305 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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