Neal Middle School

Neal Middle School serves 775 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Neal Middle School operates within the Durham School District.

Overview

The student population of 775 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 775 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 14:1 14:1
Hispanic
30%
14%
Black
64%
27%
White
5%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.50 0.45
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.
81%
47%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Durham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 34,351 1,330
District Total Revenue $379 MM $19 MM
District Spending $375 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,519 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,394 $10,880
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 Southern School Of Energy And Sustainabi (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wg Pearson Magnet Middle School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DurhamOak Grove Elementary School
    3810 Wake Forest Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3960
    2.2 mi | 554 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DurhamSpring Valley Elementary School
    2051 Northern Durham Prky
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-2890
    2.5 mi | 540 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DurhamSouthern School Of Energy And Sustainabi
    800 Clayton Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3968
    3.3 mi | 918 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DurhamSouthern School Of Engineering
    800 Clayton Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-9184
    3.3 mi | 222 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DurhamBethesda Elementary School
    2009 South Miami Blvd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3904
    4.1 mi | 662 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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