West Edgecombe Middle School

West Edgecombe Middle School serves 382 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
West Edgecombe Middle School operates within the Edgecombe County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 382 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 382 students
West Edgecombe Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Edgecombe Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
West Edgecombe Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Edgecombe Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 15:1 16:1
West Edgecombe Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
15%
West Edgecombe Middle School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
56%
26%
West Edgecombe Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
39%
51%
West Edgecombe Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Edgecombe Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.54 0.45
West Edgecombe Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
70%
47%
West Edgecombe Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
7%
West Edgecombe Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Edgecombe County School District's student population of 6,101 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,688 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 $8,615 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Edgecombe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
1
Number of Students Managed 6,101 1,120
Edgecombe County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $18 MM
Edgecombe County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $65 MM $18 MM
Edgecombe County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,688 $10,864
Edgecombe County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,615 $10,591
Edgecombe County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Rocky Mount High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J W Parker Middle School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G W Bulluck Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • Rocky MountG W Bulluck Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 678 students
    1.9 miles
    3090 Bulluck School Rd
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)985-3456
    1.9PK-5678
  • Rocky MountD S Johnson Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 192 students
    3 miles
    600 North Fairview Rd
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)451-2895
    33-5192
  • Rocky MountBaskerville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 398 students
    3.6 miles
    1100 Stokes Ave
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)451-2880
    3.6KG-5398
  • Rocky MountO R Pope Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 275 students
    3.7 miles
    226 Coleman Ave
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)451-2885
    3.7KG-5275
  • Rocky MountJ W Parker Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 316 students
    4 miles
    1500 East Virginia St
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)937-9060
    46-8316

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