York Chester Middle School

York Chester Middle School serves 369 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% 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 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 369 students
York Chester Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
York Chester Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade York Chester Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 12:1 15:1
York Chester Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
York Chester Middle School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
15%
13%
York Chester Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
44%
27%
York Chester Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
30%
52%
York Chester Middle School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.69 0.44
York Chester 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.
5%
45%
York Chester 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.
86%
8%
York Chester Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Piedmont Community Charter (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Piedmont Community Charter (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Piedmont Community Charter (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gastonia Piedmont Community Charter
    Charter School
    119 East Second Aven
    Gastonia , NC , 28052
    (704)853-2428
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  1174  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Gastonia Pleasant Ridge Elementary School
    937 South Miller St
    Gastonia , NC , 28052
    (704)866-6096
    0.9  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gastonia Highland Charter
    Charter School
    324 North Highland Stree
    Gastonia , NC , 28052
    (704)852-7047
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  114  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Gastonia Lingerfeldt Elementary School
    1601 Madison St
    Gastonia , NC , 28052
    (704)866-6094
    1.1  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gastonia Hunter Huss High School
    1518 Edgefield Ave
    Gastonia , NC , 28052
    (704)866-6610
    1.3  mi  |  986  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Gastonia, 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 0.51, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Gastonia is Gardner Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.