Southern Middle School

209 Southern Middle Sch Rd,

Roxboro, NC, 27573-2503

Tel: (336)599-6995
Grades: 6-8

601 students

Southern Middle School serves 601 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Southern Middle School operates within the Person County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 601 students
Southern Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Southern Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southern Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 15:1 15:1
Southern Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
13%
Southern Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
30%
27%
Southern Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
55%
52%
Southern Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southern Middle School Sch Ethnicity Southern 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.
0.60 0.89
Southern Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
46%
45%
Southern 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.
7%
8%
Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,057 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Person County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 5,057 1,682
Person County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $19 MM
District Spending $52 MM $18 MM
Person County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,483 $11,105
Person County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,848 $10,880
Person 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 Roxboro Community (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Roxboro Community (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Roxboro South Elementary School
    1333 Hurdle Mills Rd
    Roxboro , NC , 27573
    (336)599-7133
    0.8  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Roxboro Roxboro Community
    Charter School
    115 Lake Dr
    Roxboro , NC , 27573
    (336)597-0020
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Roxboro Northern Middle School
    1935 Carver Dr
    Roxboro , NC , 27573
    (336)599-6344
    2.3  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Roxboro North Elementary School
    260 Henderson Rd
    Roxboro , NC , 27573
    (336)599-7262
    2.4  mi  |  297  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Roxboro Person High School
    1010 Ridge Rd
    Roxboro , NC , 27573
    (336)599-8321
    2.8  mi  |  1446  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Public or Private? Which School is Best for Your Child?
Should your child attend a public or private school? A tough question indeed! Public and private schools have many benefits for children and their families, yet they both have drawbacks as well. In this article, learn about the pros and cons of each to help make your decision to go public or private an easier one.
Did You Know?
Person 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 0.46, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Person County is Bethel Hill Charter School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.