River Bend Middle School

  • River Bend Middle School serves 510 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • River Bend Middle School operates within the Catawba County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 510 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students510 students
River Bend Middle School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %River Bend Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
River Bend Middle School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeRiver Bend Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
River Bend Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
River Bend Middle School American Indian Students (2007-2008)
Asian
11%
3%
River Bend Middle School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
16%
16%
River Bend Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
5%
26%
River Bend Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
64%
50%
River Bend Middle School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
4%
4%
River Bend Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRiver Bend Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.550.66
River Bend Middle School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
49%
52%
River Bend Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
11%
5%
River Bend Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Catawba County s School District's student population of 16,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,429 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,724 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCatawba County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
1
Number of Students Managed16,879912
Catawba County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$163 MM$18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$151 MM$18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,429$10,864
Catawba County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,724$10,591
Catawba County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  7/24/2014
i think this school will be a good school for me in 7th grade a hear only good things and im ready for next year:)
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