West Edgecombe Middle School

  • West Edgecombe Middle School serves 334 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • West Edgecombe Middle School operates within the Edgecombe County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 334 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 334 students
West Edgecombe Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Edgecombe Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
West Edgecombe Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Edgecombe Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 19:1 16:1
West Edgecombe Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
3%
16%
West Edgecombe Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
50%
26%
West Edgecombe Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
45%
50%
West Edgecombe Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Edgecombe Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Edgecombe Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Edgecombe 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.
0.55 0.45
West Edgecombe 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.
99%
52%
West Edgecombe Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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%
West Edgecombe Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Edgecombe County School District's student population of 5,236 students has decreased by 29% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,727 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,724 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Edgecombe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
1
Number of Students Managed 5,236 912
Edgecombe County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $10 MM
Edgecombe County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $59 MM $11 MM
Edgecombe County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,727 $11,110
Edgecombe County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,724 $11,529
Edgecombe 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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