River Bend Middle School

4670 Oxford School Road
Claremont, NC 28610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
River Bend Middle School serves 469 students in grades 7-8.
River Bend Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

River Bend Middle School's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

River Bend Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of River Bend Middle School is 0.58, 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 Testing Rank
#1339 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
5%
25%
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White
62%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatawba County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to River Bend Middle School is Bunker Hill High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Catawba Rosenwald Education Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oxford Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Claremont Bunker Hill High School Math: 41% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
    0.0 miles
    4675 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828) 241-3355
    0 9-12 886
  • Claremont Oxford Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 596 students
    2.4 miles
    5915 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828) 459-7220
    2.4 PK-6 596
  • Claremont Claremont Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 435 students
    3.0 miles
    3384 E Main Street
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828) 459-7921
    3 PK-6 435
  • Statesville Sharon Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 238 students
    3.4 miles
    880 Sharon Sch Rd
    Statesville, NC 28677
    (704) 872-3401
    3.4 PK-5 238
  • Catawba Catawba Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 424 students
    4.3 miles
    5415 Hudson Chapel Road
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828) 241-3131
    4.3 PK-6 424

School Reviews

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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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