Neal Middle School

Neal Middle School serves 617 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
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 Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 617 students
Neal Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Neal Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Neal Middle School 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 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Neal Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Neal Middle School Asian (1989-2000)
Hispanic
27%
13%
Neal Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
63%
27%
Neal Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
52%
Neal Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Neal Middle School Sch Ethnicity Neal 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.
0.53 0.89
Neal 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.
77%
45%
Neal 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.
4%
8%
Neal Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,700 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Durham Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 34,700 1,682
Durham Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $379 MM $19 MM
District Spending $375 MM $18 MM
Durham Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,519 $11,105
Durham Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,394 $10,880
Durham Public 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 Southern High School (3.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Holton Career And Resource Center (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Durham Oak Grove Elementary School
    3810 Wake Forest Rd
    Durham , NC , 27703
    (919)560-3960
    2.2  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Durham Spring Valley Elementary School
    2051 North Durham Parkway
    Durham , NC , 27703
    (919)560-3960
    2.5  mi  |  563  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Durham Southern High School
    800 Clayton Rd
    Durham , NC , 27703
    (919)560-3968
    3.3  mi  |  1047  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Durham Southern School Of Engineering At
    800 Clayton Rd
    Durham , NC , 27703
    (919)560-2000
    3.3  mi  |  215  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Durham Bethesda Elementary School
    2009 South Miami Blvd
    Durham , NC , 27703
    (919)560-3904
    4.1  mi  |  703  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Durham, 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 0.36, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Durham is Forest View Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.