Southern Middle School

209 Southern Middle Sch Rd

Roxboro, NC 27573-2503

Grades: 6-8

589 students

Southern Middle School serves 589 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 48%.
Southern Middle School operates within the Person County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 589 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 589 students
Southern Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Southern Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Southern Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more 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 15:1 14:1
Southern Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
14%
Southern Middle School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
33%
27%
Southern Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
52%
52%
Southern Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Southern Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southern Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.61 0.45
Southern Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
53%
47%
Southern 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.
6%
7%
Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,770 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,483 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,848 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Person County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 4,770 1,330
Person County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $19 MM
Person County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $52 MM $18 MM
Person County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,483 $11,105
Person County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,848 $10,880
Person County s School District 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 Roxboro Community School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roxboro Community School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RoxboroSouth Elementary School
    1333 Hurdle Mills Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-7133
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 319 students                      
  • RoxboroRoxboro Community School
    Charter School
    115 Lake Dr
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)597-0020
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 646 students                      
  • RoxboroNorthern Middle School
    1935 Carver Dr
    RoxboroNC 27574
    (336)599-6344
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 462 students                      
  • RoxboroNorth Elementary School
    260 Henderson Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-7262
    2.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 292 students                      
  • RoxboroPerson High School
    1010 Ridge Rd
    RoxboroNC 27573
    (336)599-8321
    2.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1395 students                      

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