East Alexander Middle School

  • East Alexander Middle School serves 671 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • East Alexander Middle School operates within the Alexander County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 671 students
East Alexander Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % East Alexander Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
East Alexander Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade East Alexander Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less 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 16:1 16:1
East Alexander Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
East Alexander Middle School Asian Students (1996-2015)
Hispanic
13%
16%
East Alexander Middle School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
6%
26%
East Alexander Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
76%
50%
East Alexander Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
East Alexander Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
East Alexander Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups East Alexander Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 0.45
East Alexander Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
46%
52%
East Alexander Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
10%
5%
East Alexander Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alexander County s School District's student population of 5,257 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,334 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,521 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alexander County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 5,257 912
Alexander County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $10 MM
Alexander County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $11 MM
Alexander County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,334 $11,110
Alexander County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,521 $11,529
Alexander County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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