School Details

Luther Nick Jeralds Middle

2517 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 822-2570
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 534 students 12 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

24%
38%
47%
40%
55%
57%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Cumberland County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

27%
38%
46%
40%
55%
57%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Cumberland County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

26%
32%
42%
43%
51%
54%
66%
71%
71%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Cumberland County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
53%
60%

End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Mathematics, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Cumberland County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Luther Nick Jeralds Middle is a public middle school in Fayetteville. The principal of Luther Nick Jeralds Middle is Ms Maria Pierce-Ford, whose e-mail is mariaford@ccs.k12.nc.us. 534 students attend Luther Nick Jeralds Middle and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 87% of the 534 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Luther Nick Jeralds Middle is 12:1. Reid Ross Classical is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Football
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 78% 45%
Multiracial 6% 7%
Hispanic 4% 11%
White, non-Hispanic 10% 33%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1.0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.4%
Asian 0.9% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8% 2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (12 months ago)

    This school's potential is sadly shadowed by guidance from immature and inappropriate administration. Maria Ford who has been the principal for almost 4 years now I believe has pushed away good teacher after good teacher due to her lack of professionalism and the poor moral that she forms among the teachers. This is then reflected on to the kids because it affects the teachers in there over all demeanor. This would be a much better school under different leadership. I would strongly suggest enrolling your student elsewhere.

  • (1 year ago)

    I just moved my family to North Carolina and the first thing I did was enroll my 10 year old into school and Nick Jeralds was on my list because I have a niece that attends the school. During Open House I went to pick up my daughters schedule along with meeting her teachers...the setup of the school was definitely not to my liking. When I went as far as finding out what bus she would be riding thats when the confusion started. I was given the run around and was also told that my child is not zoned to the school. When I finally spoke to the woman in charge of enrollments she said who told you she was not zoned to this school? I replied the bus driver...she said he is wrong...then she asked for my address and she said "oh he is right your child cant attend"! I said Miss you did my enrollment!! I asked why did I have to come to Open House to find out out she can not attend? I said to her "what you could have done was to call me and inform me ahead of time. You had my daughters paperwork for a whole week AND you created a schedule for her"!! School starts Monday now I only have until Friday (08/23/13) to register her into a new school! This school is definitely a BAD CHOICE FOR KIDS

  • (2 years ago)

    This is by far the worst school I have ever had the displeasure of dealing with! Everyone from the principle to the bus drivers are extremely rude. Their teaching my daughter stuff she learned last year. They say they have the highest test scores in the county? What a joke their reading scores are horrible!! Me & my husband will be moving ASAP just to get my daughter outta of this school!! It smells like a urinal for crying out loud !!!please if you have a choice do NOT put your kids in this school I wish I hadn't!!!!

  • (2 years ago)

    I believe Nick Jeralds is a wonderful school. My 2 children went to this school and they always came home positive. The teachers in the school know where the students are coming from. They try heir best and work hard and in 2012 Nick Jeralds had the highest Math EOG scores in their county for 7th grade. Congratulations!

  • (3 years ago)

    I would like to commend the faculty and staff of Luther "Nick" Jeralds Middle for working so diligently with students despite the immediate challenges. I would like to see more parent participation during the school day and at the evening functions i.e. E.O.G. Night cultural arts events and parent conferences. I am an active parent and challenge all other parents to step up and get involved in the school. With your support we can continue to make changes and improve the school for our children.

  • (4 years ago)

    My son went to this school 2010-2011 (6th grade) school year and from the first day of school we had problems with students and staff. They claim to not tolerate bullying but when a child reports something they brush it off. We were never able to get a meeting with the principal. She NEVER returned any of our phone calls. When you try and contact the teachers they returned phone calls and e-mails days later no matter how urgent it is. Academically THEY ARE SORRY. We had to teach things to our son because when he ask the teacher(mainly the math teacher) questions or told her he didn't understand something she did not help my son. So all thanks go to us my son passed his grade. They need to do a whole staff clean out starting with the principal. If your child is assigned to this school you need to get them out of there. This has been a loooooong 10 months thank God it is over. Good luck if you decide to keep your child in this school.

  • (4 years ago)

    I use to be a student at Luther Nick Jerald but was later transferred to Reid Ross. The Luther Nick Jerald has a really good family feel and a lot more fun unlike Reid Ross. Most parents think the reason why kids stay Reid Ross sucks is because they have uniforms. Well that is not true at all. Reid Ross is not welcoming and you have 0 activities. Teacher's are unenthused at Reid Ross and treat many kids different.This is from experience cause I attend Reid Ross now. I honestly miss attending Luther Nick Jerald.

  • (7 years ago)

    This is my first year at luther and i dont like this schoool its alot of drama and Ms.gamble is not as envolved as she should be most of the teachers dont care and the atmosphere is terrible overall it is not a good school.

  • (8 years ago)

    We just relocated to Fayetteville also and my son attends Nick Jerald Middle and we are having a very positive experience. The staff is very professional and they seem to have a handle on the student body. I have not witnessed anything extreme. I do feel that some teachers are not in touch with this generation and they can put themselves in a very difficult situation with kids of today if you don't make an effort to understand where they are coming from. Overall this is an excellent school!

  • (8 years ago)

    I just relocated to Fayetteville and Nick Jerald. I heard some negative stuff about it but I have found the staff professional and the atmosphere good for my son in Seventh Grade.

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