River Road Middle School

  • River Road Middle School serves 566 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • River Road Middle School's student population of 566 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Road Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Road Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1954 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
49%
26%
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White
37%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Road Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.620.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth City-Pasquotank Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to River Road Middle School is H L Trigg Community (0.9 miles away)
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