125 O'neal Street
Newberry, SC 29108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Newberry Middle School serves 685 students in grades 6-8.
Newberry Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 685 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Newberry Middle School's student population of 685 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Newberry Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newberry Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1030 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
27%
11%
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Black
46%
33%
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White
22%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Newberry Middle School?

685 students attend Newberry Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

46% of Newberry Middle School students are Black, 27% of students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Newberry Middle School?

Newberry Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Newberry Middle School offer ?

Newberry Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 685 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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