George L Carrington Middle School

  • George L Carrington Middle School serves 931 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (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 28% (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 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • George L Carrington Middle School's student population of 931 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students931 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George L Carrington Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George L Carrington Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. 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#2232 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of George L Carrington 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
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
17%
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Black
49%
26%
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White
15%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George L Carrington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.650.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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