Speight Middle School

  • Speight Middle School serves 390 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Speight Middle School operates within the Wilson County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students390 students
Speight Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Speight Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Speight Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSpeight Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Speight Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Speight Middle School Asian Students (1999-2010)
Hispanic
22%
16%
Speight Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
32%
26%
Speight Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
41%
50%
Speight Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Speight Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSpeight 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.
0.690.66
Speight Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
52%
Speight Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
10%
5%
Speight Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wilson County s School District's student population of 12,386 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,503 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,092 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWilson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
1
Number of Students Managed12,386912
Wilson County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$107 MM$18 MM
Wilson County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$102 MM$18 MM
Wilson County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,503$10,864
Wilson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,092$10,591
Wilson 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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