Harris Middle School

Tel: (828)766-3340
Grades: 6-8

280 students

Harris Middle School serves 280 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Harris Middle School operates within the Mitchell County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 280 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 280 students
Harris Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade Harris 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 0.22 is less 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
Harris Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
14%
Harris Middle School Hispanic (1993-2013)
White
88%
52%
Harris Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Harris 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.
0.22 0.45
Harris Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
52%
47%
Harris 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.
11%
7%
Harris Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,754 students has grown by 27% over five years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 2,754 1,330
Mitchell County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $19 MM
District Spending $25 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,480 $11,105
Mitchell County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,657 $10,880
Mitchell 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 Mayland Early College High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bowman Middle School (8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deyton Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spruce PineDeyton Elementary School
    308 Harris St
    Spruce PineNC 28777
    (828)766-2070
    0 mi | 261 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • Spruce PineGreenlee Primary
    2206 Carters Ridge Rd
    Spruce PineNC 28777
    (828)766-9562
    2.5 mi | 273 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • Spruce PineMayland Early College High School
    200 Mayland Dr
    Spruce PineNC 28777
    (828)765-7351
    4.4 mi | 84 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BurnsvilleMicaville Elementary School
    112 State Hwy 80 South
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)675-4161
    7.5 mi | 176 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BurnsvilleSouth Toe Elementary School
    139 South Toe School Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)675-4321
    7.6 mi | 116 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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