East Mcdowell Middle School

  • East Mcdowell Middle School serves 558 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

East Mcdowell Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • East Mcdowell Middle School's student population of 558 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Mcdowell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Mcdowell Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1758 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Mcdowell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
4%
26%
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White
80%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Mcdowell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.340.67
This chart display the diversity score of East Mcdowell Middle School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Mcdowell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcDowell County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion Mcdowell High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1643 students
    0.0 miles
    600 Mcdowell High School Dr
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828)652-7920
    0.0 9-12 1643
  • Marion Marion Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    0.6 miles
    209 Robert Street
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828)652-2141
    0.6 PK-5 388
  • Marion Eastfield Global Magnet
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    0.7 miles
    170 Eastfield School Road
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828)652-3730
    0.7 PK-5 337
  • Marion West Mcdowell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 591 students
    2.4 miles
    346 West Mcdowell Junior High
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828)652-3390
    2.4 6-8 591
  • Marion Mcdowell Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 235 students
    2.5 miles
    176 Lukin St
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828)652-1040
    2.5 6-12 235

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