York Chester Middle School

York Chester Middle School serves 372 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
York Chester Middle School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 372 students
York Chester Middle School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
York Chester Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade York Chester Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 13:1 14:1
York Chester Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2013)
Hispanic
19%
14%
York Chester Middle School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
51%
27%
York Chester Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
24%
52%
York Chester Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups York Chester Middle School Sch Ethnicity York Chester 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.
0.65 0.45
York Chester 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.
87%
47%
York Chester 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.
3%
7%
York Chester Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 32,641 1,330
Gaston County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
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 Piedmont Community Charter School, Cfa (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Piedmont Community Charter School, Cfa (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Piedmont Community Charter School, Cfa (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GastoniaPiedmont Community Charter School, Cfa
    Charter School
    119 East Second Ave
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)853-2428
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 1203 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • GastoniaHighland Charter
    Charter School
    324 North Highland Stree
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)852-7047
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 114 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GastoniaPleasant Ridge Elementary School
    937 South Miller St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6096
    0.9 mi | 294 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GastoniaLingerfeldt Elementary School
    1601 Madison St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6094
    1.1 mi | 530 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GastoniaHunter Huss High School
    1518 Edgefield Ave
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6610
    1.3 mi | 989 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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