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 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students334 students
West Edgecombe Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West Edgecombe Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
West Edgecombe Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWest Edgecombe Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
West Edgecombe Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Edgecombe Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Edgecombe 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.
0.550.66
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 (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.
n/a
5%
West Edgecombe Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Edgecombe County School District's student population of 5,236 students has decreased by 23% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,609 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 $9,529 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameEdgecombe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
1
Number of Students Managed5,236912
Edgecombe County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$66 MM$18 MM
Edgecombe County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$65 MM$18 MM
Edgecombe County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,609$10,864
Edgecombe County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,529$10,591
Edgecombe County 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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