Mount Holly Middle School

Mount Holly Middle School serves 789 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Mount Holly Middle School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 789 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 789 students
Mount Holly Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade Mount Holly Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less 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 19:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
12%
27%
White
76%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Mount Holly Middle School Sch Ethnicity Mount Holly 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.
0.41 0.44
Mount Holly 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.
8%
45%
Mount Holly 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.
39%
8%
Mount Holly Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 32,547 1,682
Gaston County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
Gaston County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,396 $11,105
Gaston County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,010 $10,880
Gaston 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 Gaston High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitewater Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ida Rankin Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount HollyIda Rankin Elementary School
    301 West Central Ave
    Mount HollyNC 28120
    (704)827-7266
    0.1 mi | 627 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BelmontCatawba Heights Elementary School
    101 Ivey St
    BelmontNC 28012
    (704)827-3221
    1.8 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CharlotteBelmeade Drive Elementary School
    1340 Belmeade Dr
    CharlotteNC 28214
    (980)343-0003
    1.9 mi | 692 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteWhitewater Middle School
    10201 Running Rapids Rd
    CharlotteNC 28214
    (980)344-3400
    2 mi | 860 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BelmontNorth Belmont Elementary School
    210 School St
    BelmontNC 28012
    (704)827-4043
    2.3 mi | 362 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Gaston 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 0.41, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Gaston County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.