Clarkton School Of Discovery

Tel: (910)647-6531
Grades: 6-8

360 students

Clarkton School Of Discovery serves 360 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Clarkton School Of Discovery operates within the Bladen County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 360 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade Clarkton School Of Discovery Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 20:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
8%
13%
Black
36%
27%
White
50%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Clarkton School Of Discovery Sch Ethnicity Clarkton School Of Discovery 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.
0.62 0.44
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.
52%
45%
Clarkton School Of Discovery 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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,441 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bladen County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 5,441 1,682
District Total Revenue $55 MM $19 MM
Bladen County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $54 MM $18 MM
Bladen County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,162 $11,105
Bladen County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,047 $10,880
Bladen 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 East Bladen High School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elizabethtown Middle School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is B T Washington Primary (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ClarktonB T Washington Primary
    66 Booker T Washington Rd
    ClarktonNC 28433
    (910)647-4161
    0.9 mi | 234 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BladenboroBladenboro Primary
    South Main St
    BladenboroNC 28320
    (910)863-3387
    8.3 mi | 506 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • ElizabethtowElizabethtown Middle School
    Hwy 701 South
    ElizabethtowNC 28337
    (910)862-4071
    8.5 mi | 418 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • BladenboroBladenboro Middle School
    910 South Main St
    BladenboroNC 28320
    (910)863-3232
    8.6 mi | 399 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • ElizabethtowEast Bladen High School
    5600 Nc Hwy 87 East
    ElizabethtowNC 28337
    (910)645-2500
    8.9 mi | 717 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Bladen County, 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 0.55, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Bladen County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.