300 Chason Road
Lumber Bridge, NC 28357
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sandy Grove Middle School serves 698 students in grades 6-8.
Sandy Grove 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 33% (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 43% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sandy Grove Middle School's student population of 698 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
698 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Sandy Grove 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 Sandy Grove Middle School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1474 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
19%
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Black
29%
25%
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White
30%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77

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