Harris Middle School

121 Harris St,

Spruce Pine, NC, 28777-3119

Tel: (828)765-2321
Grades: 6-8

278 students

Harris Middle School serves 278 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% 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 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 278 students
Harris Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Harris Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Harris Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 14:1 15:1
Harris Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Harris Middle School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
11%
13%
Harris Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
Harris Middle School Black (1998-2010)
White
86%
52%
Harris Middle 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.
0.25 0.64
Harris Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
43%
45%
Harris 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.
15%
8%
Harris Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,720 students has grown by 26% over five years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 2,720 1,593
Mitchell County s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $19 MM
Mitchell County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mayland Early College (4.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mayland Early College (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deyton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spruce Pine Deyton Elementary School
    308 Harris St
    Spruce Pine , NC , 28777
    (828)765-2504
    0.1  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Spruce Pine Greenlee Primary
    2206 Carters Ridge Rd
    Spruce Pine , NC , 28777
    (828)766-9562
    2.5  mi  |  267  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Spruce Pine Mayland Early College
    200 Mayland Dr
    Spruce Pine , NC , 28777
    (828)765-7351
    4.4  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Micaville Micaville Elementary School
    112 Hwy 80 South
    Micaville , NC , 28755
    (828)675-4161
    7.5  mi  |  191  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Burnsville South Toe Elementary School
    139 South Toe School Rd
    Burnsville , NC , 28714
    (828)675-4321
    7.6  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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