West Mcdowell Junior High School



West Mcdowell Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Mcdowell Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 288
8 264
9 228
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Mcdowell Junior High School is a public high school of the Mcdowell County School District located in Marion, NC. It has 780 students in grades 7th through 9th. West Mcdowell Junior High School is the 276th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,436th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 780
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.88

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West Mcdowell Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 410
(53%)
1,459
(51%)
 Female 370
(47%)
1,418
(49%)

West Mcdowell Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 656
(84%)
2,352
(82%)
 Hispanic 67
(9%)
254
(9%)
 Black 26
(3%)
95
(3%)
 Two or More 26
(3%)
129
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Mcdowell Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 412
(53%)
1,395
(48%)
 Not Eligible 295
(38%)
1,198
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(9%)
284
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Mcdowell Junior High School is ranked 172nd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Mcdowell Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.2%) is higher than the state average of 46.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Mcdowell Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 805
2006 774
2007 776
2008 811
2009 757
2010 761
2011 731
2012 780

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.9
2007 14.9
2008 15.9
2009 14.6
2010 15.2
2011 14.3
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47453416149068
2006 0.47932816537468
2007 0.47680412371134
2008 0.50308261405672
2009 0.57595772787318
2010 0.54927726675427
2011 0.57045143638851
2012 0.62179487179487

Compare West Mcdowell Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 62.2%
 

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