Scotland County Schools School District

322 S Main St
Laurinburg, NC 28352-3855
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Scotland County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 1,346 students in Scotland County Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in North Carolina.
Public Middle Schools in Scotland County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the North Carolina public middle school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public middle school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
10 Schools
872 Schools
# Students
5,440 Students
493,036 Students
# Teachers
393 Teachers
31,852 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Scotland County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 83% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#271 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Scotland County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Scotland County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Scotland County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
48%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Scotland County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Scotland County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.70
# American Indian Students
878 Students
6,081 Students
% American Indian Students
16%
1%
# Asian Students
54 Students
17,720 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
206 Students
93,969 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
19%
# Black Students
2,616 Students
126,147 Students
% Black Students
48%
26%
# White Students
1,357 Students
221,858 Students
% White Students
25%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
704 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
333 Students
25,696 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
155
1,655
# Students in K Grade:
387
15,881
# Students in 1st Grade:
388
15,628
# Students in 2nd Grade:
386
15,807
# Students in 3rd Grade:
382
15,937
# Students in 4th Grade:
403
15,972
# Students in 5th Grade:
439
18,686
# Students in 6th Grade:
412
111,500
# Students in 7th Grade:
442
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
458
123,349
# Students in 9th Grade:
449
11,186
# Students in 10th Grade:
436
9,855
# Students in 11th Grade:
336
8,836
# Students in 12th Grade:
367
7,429
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,021 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,541 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$71 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Scotland County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$74 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Scotland County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,021
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Scotland County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,541
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Scotland County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Scotland County Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Shaw Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18700 Old Wire Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 276-0611
Grades: 6-12
| 36 students
Rank: #22.
Spring Hill Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
22801 Airbase Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 369-0590
Grades: 6-8
| 672 students
Rank: #33.
Carver Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
18601 Fieldcrest Road
Laurel Hill, NC 28351
(910) 462-4669
Grades: 6-8
| 638 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 5,440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : 90% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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