Townsend Middle School

Townsend Middle School serves 236 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Townsend Middle School operates within the Of Robeson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 236 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 236 students
Townsend Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Townsend Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Townsend Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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
Townsend Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
31%
1%
Townsend Middle School American Indian (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Townsend Middle School Asian (2001-2013)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Townsend Middle School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
59%
27%
Townsend Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
5%
52%
Townsend Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Townsend Middle School Sch Ethnicity Townsend 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 0.45
Townsend 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.
88%
47%
Townsend 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%
Townsend Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,239 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Of Robeson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
1
Number of Students Managed 24,239 1,330
District Total Revenue $227 MM $19 MM
District Spending $233 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,231 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,470 $10,880
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 Purnell Swett High School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Hill Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is R B Dean Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MaxtonR B Dean Elementary School
    202 South Hooper St
    MaxtonNC 28364
    (910)844-5982
    0.5 mi | 371 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • LaurinburgSpring Hill Middle School
    Magnet School
    22801 Airbase Rd
    LaurinburgNC 28352
    (910)369-0590
    Magnet School

    2.1 mi | 399 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MaxtonProspect Elementary School
    4024 Missouri Rd
    MaxtonNC 28364
    (910)521-4766
    3.2 mi | 977 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LaurinburgSouth Scotland Elementary School
    17200 Barnes Bridge Rd
    LaurinburgNC 28352
    (910)277-4356
    4.3 mi | 431 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LaurinburgI E Johnson Elementary School
    815 Mcgirts Bridge Rd
    LaurinburgNC 28352
    (910)277-4308
    6.3 mi | 359 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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