York Chester Middle School

  • York Chester Middle School serves 389 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • York Chester Middle School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 389 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 389 students
York Chester Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % York Chester Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
York Chester Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade York Chester Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 13:1 16:1
York Chester Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
York Chester Middle School American Indian Students (1993-2007)
Asian
n/a
3%
York Chester Middle School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
21%
16%
York Chester Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
53%
26%
York Chester Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
22%
50%
York Chester Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
York Chester Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
York Chester Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups York Chester Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.63 0.45
York Chester 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%
York Chester Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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%
York Chester Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Gaston County s School District's student population of 31,954 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,517 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,330 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 31,954 912
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $266 MM $10 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $260 MM $11 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,517 $11,110
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,330 $11,529
Gaston County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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