Weddington Middle School

Weddington Middle School serves 1,086 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Weddington Middle School operates within the Union County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,086 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less 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 18:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
5%
14%
Black
8%
27%
White
82%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.45
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.
8%
47%
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.
1%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,580 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,086 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,613 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Union County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
1
Number of Students Managed 40,580 1,330
District Total Revenue $541 MM $19 MM
District Spending $446 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,086 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,613 $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 Weddington High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cuthbertson Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Weddington Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MatthewsWeddington Elementary School
    3927 Twelve Mile Creek Rd
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)849-7238
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 654 students                      
  • MatthewsWeddington High School
    4901 Monroeweddington Rd
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)708-5530
    2.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1366 students                      
  • WaxhawCuthbertson High School
    1400 Cuthbertson Rd
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)296-0105
    2.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1295 students                      
  • WaxhawCuthbertson Middle School
    1520 Cuthbertson Rd
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)296-0107
    2.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1192 students                      
  • MonroeWesley Chapel Elementary School
    110 Potter Rd South
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)296-3081
    3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 557 students                      

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