East Mcdowell Middle School

  • East Mcdowell Middle School serves 718 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • East Mcdowell Middle School operates within the Mcdowell County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 718 students has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 718 students
East Mcdowell Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % East Mcdowell Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
East Mcdowell Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade East Mcdowell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 Mcdowell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
East Mcdowell Middle School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
East Mcdowell Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
13%
16%
East Mcdowell Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
1%
26%
East Mcdowell Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
81%
50%
East Mcdowell Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
East Mcdowell Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
East Mcdowell Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups East Mcdowell 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.
0.33 0.45
East Mcdowell 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.
55%
52%
East Mcdowell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
5%
East Mcdowell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mcdowell County s School District's student population of 6,256 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,952 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,126 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mcdowell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
1
Number of Students Managed 6,256 912
Mcdowell County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $10 MM
Mcdowell County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $58 MM $11 MM
Mcdowell County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,952 $11,110
Mcdowell County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,126 $11,529
Mcdowell 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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