Harry M Arndt Middle School

  • Harry M Arndt Middle School serves 646 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher 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 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harry M Arndt Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Harry M Arndt Middle School's student population of 646 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harry M Arndt Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harry M Arndt Middle School is 0.62, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1060 out of 2555 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
17%
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Black
7%
25%
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White
54%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatawba County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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