Western Harnett Middle School

  • Western Harnett Middle School serves 712 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Western Harnett Middle School's student population of 712 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students712 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Harnett Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western Harnett Middle School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1462 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
26%
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White
57%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Western Harnett Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.610.46
This chart display the diversity score of Western Harnett Middle School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Harnett Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarnett County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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