Lufkin Road Middle School

Lufkin Road Middle School serves 1,017 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Lufkin Road Middle School operates within the Wake County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 1017 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,017 students
Lufkin Road Middle School Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Lufkin Road Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Lufkin Road Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 17:1 15:1
Lufkin Road Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Lufkin Road Middle School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Lufkin Road Middle School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
14%
27%
Lufkin Road Middle School Black (2000-2012)
White
71%
52%
Lufkin Road Middle School White (2000-2012)
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.
0.47 0.89
Lufkin Road Middle School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
15%
45%
Lufkin Road Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
1%
8%
Lufkin Road Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 149,455 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
4
Number of Students Managed 149,455 1,206
Wake County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM n/a
Wake County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM n/a
Wake County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $0
Wake County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,533 $0
Wake 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 Apex High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Apex Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Apex Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Apex Apex Middle School
    400 East Moore St
    Apex , NC , 27502
    (919)387-2181
    1.2  mi  |  1092  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Apex Apex Elementary School
    700 Tingen Rd
    Apex , NC , 27502
    (919)387-2150
    1.4  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Apex Baucom Elementary School
    400 Hunter St
    Apex , NC , 27502
    (919)387-2168
    1.7  mi  |  948  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Apex Apex High School
    1501 Laura Duncan Rd
    Apex , NC , 27502
    (919)387-2208
    1.8  mi  |  2366  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cary Penny Road Elementary School
    10900 Penny Rd
    Cary , NC , 27511
    (919)387-2136
    1.8  mi  |  599  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Apex, 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 0.52, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Apex is Middle Creek High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.