East Wake Middle School

East Wake Middle School serves 981 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
East Wake Middle School operates within the Wake County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 981 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 981 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
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 0.68 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
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
35%
14%
Black
41%
27%
White
19%
52%
Two or more races
4%
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.
0.68 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.
61%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 151,652 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,051 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 $11,533 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
1
Number of Students Managed 151,652 1,330
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,533 $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 Knightdale High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is River Oaks Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forestville Road Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KnightdaleForestville Road Elementary School
    100 Lawson Ridge Rd
    KnightdaleNC 27545
    (919)266-8487
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 692 students                      
  • KnightdaleLockhart Elementary School
    1320 North Smithfield Rd
    KnightdaleNC 27545
    (919)266-8525
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 691 students                      
  • KnightdaleKnightdale High School
    100 Bryan Chalk Ln
    KnightdaleNC 27545
    (919)217-5350
    2.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1710 students                      
  • KnightdaleKnightdale Elementary School
    109 Ridge St
    KnightdaleNC 27545
    (919)266-8540
    3.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 697 students                      
  • RaleighRiver Oaks Middle School
    Alternative School
    4700 New Bern Ave
    RaleighNC 27610
    (919)231-5600
    Alternative School

    3.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 40 students                      

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