Speight Middle School

5514 Old Stantonsburg Rd,

Stantonsburg, NC, 27883-9650

Tel: (252)238-3983
Grades: 6-8

419 students

Speight Middle School serves 419 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Speight Middle School operates within the Wilson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 419 students
Speight Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Speight Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Speight Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Speight Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Speight Middle School Asian (1999-2010)
Hispanic
17%
13%
Speight Middle School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
36%
27%
Speight Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
44%
52%
Speight Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Speight Middle School Sch Ethnicity Speight 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.
0.65 0.64
Speight Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
61%
45%
Speight Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
11%
8%
Speight Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wilson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed 12,469 1,593
Wilson County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $114 MM $19 MM
Wilson County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $117 MM $18 MM
Wilson County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,967 $11,105
Wilson County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,254 $10,880
Wilson 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 Beddingfield High School (4.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Charles H Darden Middle School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stantonsburg Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Stantonsburg Stantonsburg Elementary School
    409 South Main St
    Stantonsburg , NC , 27883
    (252)238-3639
    2.5  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilson Beddingfield High School
    4510 Old Stantonsburg Rd
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)399-7880
    4.1  mi  |  880  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Black Creek Lee Woodard Elementary School
    103 Church St
    Black Creek , NC , 27813
    (252)399-7940
    4.8  mi  |  242  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilson B O Barnes Elementary School
    1913 Martin L King Parkway
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)399-7875
    5.8  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilson Charles H Darden Middle School
    1665 Lipscomb Rd
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)206-4973
    6.2  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Wilson County, 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 0.13, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Wilson County is Wilson County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.