East Mcdowell Junior High School

676 State St,

Marion, NC, 28752-3620

Tel: (828)652-7711
Grades: 7-9

597 students

East Mcdowell Junior High School serves 597 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Mcdowell Junior High School operates within the Mcdowell County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 597 students
East Mcdowell Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
East Mcdowell Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Mcdowell Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
East Mcdowell Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
4%
27%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
52%
East Mcdowell Junior High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.34 0.64
East Mcdowell Junior High 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.
49%
45%
East Mcdowell Junior High 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.
12%
8%
East Mcdowell Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,636 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Mcdowell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed 7,636 1,593
Mcdowell County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $19 MM
District Spending $58 MM $18 MM
Mcdowell County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,449 $11,105
Mcdowell County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,765 $10,880
Mcdowell 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 Mcdowell High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Mcdowell Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marion Mcdowell High School
    600 Mcdowell High Dr
    Marion , NC , 28752
    (828)652-7920
    0  mi  |  1318  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Marion Marion Elementary School
    209 Robert St
    Marion , NC , 28752
    (828)652-2141
    0.6  mi  |  598  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Marion Eastfield Elementary School
    Magnet School
    170 Eastfield School Rd
    Marion , NC , 28752
    (828)652-3730
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Marion West Mcdowell Junior High School
    346 West Mcdowell Jr High R
    Marion , NC , 28752
    (828)652-3390
    2.4  mi  |  731  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Marion Mcdowell Early Colle High School
    54 College Dr
    Marion , NC , 28752
    (828)652-6021
    3  mi  |  194  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Marion, 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 0.03, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Marion is Frances Slocum Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.