Harris Middle School

  • Harris Middle School serves 259 students in grades 6 - 9.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Harris Middle School operates within the Mitchell County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 259 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 259 students
Harris Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Harris Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Harris Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Harris Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Harris Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Harris Middle School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
11%
16%
Harris Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
n/a
26%
Harris Middle School Black Students (1998-2010)
White
86%
50%
Harris Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Harris Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Harris Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.25 0.66
Harris Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
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Harris Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
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Harris Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Mitchell County s School District's student population of 1,954 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,021 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,205 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 1,954 912
Mitchell County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $14 MM
Mitchell County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $21 MM $14 MM
Mitchell County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,021 $15,636
Mitchell County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,205 $15,099
Mitchell County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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