310 S Martin L King Jr Ave
Whiteville, NC 28472
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Central Middle School serves 475 students in grades 6-8.
Central Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Central Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Central Middle School's student population of 475 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central Middle School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#751 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
39%
25%
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White
44%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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