Parkwood Middle School

  • Parkwood Middle School serves 956 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Parkwood Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Parkwood Middle School's student population of 956 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parkwood Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parkwood Middle School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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#817 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parkwood 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
10%
25%
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White
74%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parkwood Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.430.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkwood Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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