Morehead City Middle School

  • Morehead City Middle School serves 500 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 56% (which is higher 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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Morehead City Middle School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morehead City Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morehead City Middle School is 0.46, which is equal to 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#949 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
4%
26%
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White
72%
49%
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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 Morehead City Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.460.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morehead City Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarteret County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morehead City Morehead Elementary At Camp Glenn
    Grades: 4-5 | 294 students
    0.6 miles
    3316 Arendell Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252)726-1131
    0.6 4-5 294
  • Morehead City Morehead City Primary
    Grades: PK-3 | 559 students
    2.0 miles
    4409 Country Club Road
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252)247-2448
    2.0 PK-3 559
  • Morehead City West Carteret High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1256 students
    2.4 miles
    4700 Country Club Road
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252)726-1176
    2.4 9-12 1256
  • Morehead City Bridges School Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
    2.7 miles
    140 Vashti Dr
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252)808-3040
    2.7 K-12 28
  • Beaufort Beaufort Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    5.4 miles
    110 Carraway Drive
    Beaufort, NC 28516
    (252)728-3316
    5.4 PK-5 491

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