New Castle Middle School

Tel: (765)521-7230
  • New Castle Middle School serves 552 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • New Castle Middle School operates within the New Castle Community Corp School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students552 students
New Castle Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %New Castle Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
New Castle Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeNew Castle Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
New Castle Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
New Castle Middle School Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
3%
11%
New Castle Middle School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
1%
12%
New Castle Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
91%
70%
New Castle Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
5%
New Castle Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNew Castle Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.170.49
New Castle Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
50%
41%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
12%
8%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • New Castle Community Corp School District's student population of 3,515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,130 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,950 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District NameNew Castle Community Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed3,5151,465
New Castle Community Corp School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$56 MM$19 MM
New Castle Community Corp School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$52 MM$16 MM
New Castle Community Corp School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,130$12,273
New Castle Community Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,950$10,163
New Castle Community Corp School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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