Hamlet Junior High School

Hamlet Junior High School serves 565 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Hamlet Junior High School operates within the Richmond County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 565 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 565 students
Hamlet Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Hamlet Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hamlet Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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
Hamlet Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
6%
1%
Hamlet Junior High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hamlet Junior High School Asian (2008-2010)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Hamlet Junior High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
42%
27%
Hamlet Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
44%
52%
Hamlet Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hamlet Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Hamlet Junior High 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.
0.63 0.89
Hamlet Junior High 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.
63%
45%
Hamlet Junior High 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.
9%
8%
Hamlet Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,885 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Richmond County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 7,885 1,682
Richmond County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $19 MM
Richmond County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $81 MM $18 MM
Richmond County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,570 $11,105
Richmond County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,241 $10,880
Richmond 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 Scotland Early College High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Richmond County 9th Gr Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Heights Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Richmond 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 0.39, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Richmond County is Richmond County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.