Western Harnett Middle School

  • Western Harnett Middle School serves 730 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Western Harnett Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Western Harnett Middle School's student population of 730 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Harnett Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Western Harnett Middle School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank#1181 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
22%
18%
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Black
16%
25%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarnett County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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