Cape Fear Middle School

Tel: (910)602-3334
Grades: 6-8

451 students

Cape Fear Middle School serves 451 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Cape Fear Middle School operates within the Pender County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 451 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 451 students
Cape Fear Middle School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Cape Fear Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Cape Fear 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 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Cape Fear Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Cape Fear Middle School American Indian (2006-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
18%
13%
Cape Fear Middle School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
12%
27%
Cape Fear Middle School Black (2002-2012)
White
63%
52%
Cape Fear Middle School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cape Fear Middle School Sch Ethnicity Cape Fear 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.
0.56 0.89
Cape Fear Middle School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
57%
45%
Cape Fear Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
10%
8%
Cape Fear Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pender County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 8,551 1,682
Pender County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $19 MM
District Spending $88 MM $18 MM
Pender County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,801 $11,105
Pender County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,668 $10,880
Pender 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 Heide Trask High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Holly Shelter Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cape Fear Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rocky Point Cape Fear Elementary School
    1882 Nc Hwy 133
    Rocky Point , NC , 28457
    (910)602-3767
    0  mi  |  522  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Rocky Point Heide Trask High School
    14328 Nc Hwy 210
    Rocky Point , NC , 28457
    (910)602-6810
    2.6  mi  |  675  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rocky Point Rocky Point Primary
    255 Elementary School Rd
    Rocky Point , NC , 28457
    (910)675-2309
    2.9  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Castle Hayne Holly Shelter Middle School
    3921 Roger Haynes Dr
    Castle Hayne , NC , 28429
    (910)763-5431
    4.1  mi  |  718  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Castle Hayne Elementary School
    3925 Roger Haynes Dr
    Wilmington , NC , 28429
    (910)602-4970
    4.2  mi  |  485  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Pender County, 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 0.44, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Pender County is Pender County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.