Knox Middle School

Knox Middle School serves 576 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Knox Middle School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.

Overview

The student population of 576 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 576 students
Knox Middle School Total Students (1990-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Knox Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Knox Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 12:1 14:1
Knox Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Hispanic
16%
14%
Knox Middle School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
59%
27%
Knox Middle School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
23%
52%
Knox Middle School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Knox Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Knox 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.
0.58 0.45
Knox Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
77%
47%
Knox Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Knox Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,434 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,017 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 20,087 1,330
Rowan-salisbury s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $199 MM $19 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $191 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,434 $11,105
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,017 $10,880
Rowan-salisbury 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 Henderson High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Rowan Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalisburyOverton Elementary School
    1825 Park Rd West
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3000
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 418 students                      
  • SalisburyHenderson High School
    Alternative School
    1215 North Main St
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3134
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 44 students                      
  • SalisburySalisbury High School
    500 Lincolnton Rd
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)636-1221
    1.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 889 students                      
  • SalisburyIsenberg Elementary School
    2800 Jake Alexander Blvd North
    SalisburyNC 28147
    (704)639-3009
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 401 students                      
  • SpencerNorth Rowan Elementary School
    600 Charles St
    SpencerNC 28159
    (704)639-3042
    3.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 474 students                      

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