Townsend Middle School

  • Townsend Middle School serves 230 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Townsend Middle School operates within the Of Robeson County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 230 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 230 students
Townsend Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Townsend Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Townsend Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Townsend Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Townsend Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
39%
1%
Townsend Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Townsend Middle School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Townsend Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
50%
26%
Townsend Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
6%
50%
Townsend Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Townsend Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Townsend Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Townsend Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.60 0.45
Townsend 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.
98%
52%
Townsend Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Townsend Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Of Robeson County School District's student population of 24,090 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,578 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,640 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Of Robeson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
1
Number of Students Managed 24,090 912
 Of Robeson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $226 MM $10 MM
 Of Robeson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $227 MM $11 MM
 Of Robeson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,578 $11,110
 Of Robeson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,640 $11,529
 Of Robeson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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