Ireland Drive Middle School

  • Ireland Drive Middle School serves 293 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 32% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ireland Drive Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Ireland Drive Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Ireland Drive Middle School's student population of 293 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ireland Drive Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ireland Drive Middle School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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)#2042 out of 2555 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ireland Drive Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ireland Drive 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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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ireland Drive Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
52%
25%
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White
23%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ireland Drive Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.660.67
This chart display the diversity score of Ireland Drive Middle School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ireland Drive Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ireland Drive Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCumberland County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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