Townsend Middle School

Townsend Middle School serves 238 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Townsend Middle School operates within the Of Robeson County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 238 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 238 students
Townsend Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Townsend Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Townsend Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Townsend Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 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 15:1 16:1
Townsend Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
36%
1%
Townsend Middle School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Townsend Middle School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
2%
15%
Townsend Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
54%
26%
Townsend Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
6%
51%
Townsend Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
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
Townsend Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
83%
47%
Townsend Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Townsend Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Of Robeson County School District's student population of 23,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,023 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,157 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Of Robeson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
1
Number of Students Managed 23,557 834
Of Robeson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $18 MM
Of Robeson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $219 MM $18 MM
Of Robeson County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,023 $10,864
Of Robeson County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,157 $10,591
Of Robeson County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Purnell Swett High School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Hill Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is R B Dean Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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    0.4 miles
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    (910)844-5982
    0.4PK-4317
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    2.1 miles
    22801 Airbase Rd
    LaurinburgNC 28352
    (910)369-0590
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  • MaxtonProspect Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 949 students
    3.1 miles
    4024 Missouri Rd
    MaxtonNC 28364
    (910)521-4766
    3.1PK-8949
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    Grades: PK-5 | 427 students
    4.4 miles
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    LaurinburgNC 28352
    (910)277-4356
    4.4PK-5427
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    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    6.4 miles
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    LaurinburgNC 28352
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    6.4PK-5371

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