G R Edwards Middle School

G R Edwards Middle School serves 738 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
G R Edwards Middle School operates within the Nash-rocky Mount s School District.

Overview

The student population of 738 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 738 students
G R Edwards Middle School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
G R Edwards Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade G R Edwards Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 16:1 15:1
G R Edwards Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
G R Edwards Middle School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
5%
13%
G R Edwards Middle School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
67%
27%
G R Edwards Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
22%
52%
G R Edwards Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups G R Edwards Middle School Sch Ethnicity G R Edwards 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.
0.50 0.44
G R Edwards 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.
65%
45%
G R Edwards Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
4%
8%
G R Edwards Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,468 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Nash-rocky Mount s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 17,468 1,682
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $157 MM $19 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $157 MM $18 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,660 $11,105
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,670 $10,880
Nash-rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is J W Parker Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Williford Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rocky Mount Williford Elementary School
    801 Williford St
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27803
    (252)446-5113
    0.7  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rocky Mount Rocky Mount High School
    308 South Tillery St
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27804
    (252)977-3085
    1  mi  |  1167  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rocky Mount Englewood Elementary School
    101 Englewood Dr
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27804
    (252)462-2501
    2.1  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Rocky Mount O R Pope Elementary School
    226 Coleman Ave
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27801
    (252)977-3487
    2.1  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rocky Mount J W Parker Middle School
    1500 East Virginia St
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27801
    (252)977-3486
    2.4  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Rocky Mount, 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 0.39, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Rocky Mount is N-rms Middle College High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.