Henderson Middle School

  • Henderson Middle School serves 384 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (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 16% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Henderson Middle School's student population of 384 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henderson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henderson Middle School is 0.55, 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#2405 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Henderson 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 Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
16%
17%
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Black
63%
26%
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White
17%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Henderson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.550.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Henderson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVance County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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