West Rowan Middle School

  • West Rowan Middle School serves 697 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • West Rowan Middle School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 697 students
West Rowan Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Rowan Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
West Rowan Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Rowan Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 17:1 16:1
West Rowan Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
West Rowan Middle School American Indian Students (2000-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Rowan Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
13%
16%
West Rowan Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
18%
26%
West Rowan Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
67%
50%
West Rowan Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Rowan Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Rowan Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.51 0.45
West Rowan 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.
n/a n/a
West Rowan Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
West Rowan Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Rowan-salisbury s School District's student population of 20,111 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,684 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,795 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 20,111 912
Rowan-salisbury s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $175 MM $14 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $177 MM $14 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,684 $15,636
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,795 $15,099
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  9/19/2015
This is from a grandparent. My grandson is so happy (so far) after being at Hurley School. He said he couldn't talk anytime there, but at West he can. Little things like being able to chew gum and have his cell phone are like rewards. No complaints yet. He even wants to get to school early to have breakfast. So glad he was able to transfer there where he has friends. Thank you!
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