York Chester Middle School

York Chester Middle School serves 406 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
York Chester Middle School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 406 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 406 students
York Chester Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % York Chester Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
York Chester Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade York Chester Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 14:1 16:1
York Chester Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
York Chester Middle School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
20%
15%
York Chester Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
51%
26%
York Chester Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
23%
51%
York Chester Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
York Chester Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.65 0.45
York Chester Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
84%
47%
York Chester Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
7%
York Chester Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Gaston County s School District's student population of 31,256 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,010 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,703 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 31,256 1,120
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $292 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $282 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,010 $10,864
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,703 $10,591
Gaston County s 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 Piedmont Community Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Piedmont Community Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Piedmont Community Charter School (0.7 miles away)
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  • GastoniaPiedmont Community Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 1176 students
    0.7 miles
    119 East Second Ave
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)853-2428
    0.7KG-121176
  • GastoniaPleasant Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 256 students
    0.9 miles
    937 South Miller St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6096
    0.9PK-5256
  • GastoniaLingerfeldt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    1.1 miles
    1601 Madison St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6094
    1.1PK-5455
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1061 students
    1.3 miles
    1518 Edgefield Ave
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6610
    1.39-121061
  • GastoniaWebb Street SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 150 students
    1.3 miles
    1623 North Webb St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)864-9667
    1.3KG-12150

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