300 Elk Spur St
Elkin, NC 28621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Elkin Middle School serves 159 students in grades 7-8.
Elkin Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Elkin Middle School's student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
159 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Elkin Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Elkin Middle School is 0.49, 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
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#476 out of 2571 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
18%
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Black
3%
25%
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White
68%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 159 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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