Jacobs Fork Middle School



Jacobs Fork Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jacobs Fork Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 287
8 282
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jacobs Fork Middle School is a public high school of the Catawba County School District located in Newton, NC. It has 569 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 569
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.39

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Jacobs Fork Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 297
(52%)
3,970
(49%)
 Male 272
(48%)
4,200
(51%)

Jacobs Fork Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 460
(81%)
5,914
(72%)
 Asian 37
(7%)
568
(7%)
 Hispanic 31
(5%)
923
(11%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
323
(4%)
 Black 17
(3%)
418
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Jacobs Fork Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 321
(56%)
4,299
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 202
(36%)
3,188
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
683
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Jacobs Fork Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Jacobs Fork Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 688
2006 538
2007 578
2008 575
2009 539
2010 566
2011 558
2012 569

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.7
2007 17
2008 16.3
2009 16.5
2010 17
2011 17.2
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32412790697674
2006 0.32342007434944
2007 0.34256055363322
2008 0.3304347826087
2009 0.37291280148423
2010 0.42226148409894
2011 0.42114695340502
2012 0.43585237258348

Compare Jacobs Fork Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.6%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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