School Details

Chase Middle School

840 Chase High Road, Forest City, NC 28043
(828) 247-1044
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 718 students 15 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

32%
32%
39%
39%
40%
46%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 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 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

37%
32%
39%
43%
40%
48%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 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 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

14%
20%
34%
34%
32%
41%
47%
51%
59%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 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 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
24%
36%

End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, 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 2013
  • Rutherford County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Chase Middle School is a public middle school in Forest City. The principal of Chase Middle School is Mrs La'Ronda Whiteside, who can be contacted at whitesidel@rcsnc.org. 718 students attend Chase Middle School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 67% of the 718 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Chase Middle School is 15:1. East Rutherford Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 81% 74%
Hispanic 7% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 12%
Multiracial 5% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 0.04%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.5%
Asian 0.3% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.01%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 72%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I loved this school. Unfortunatley i had to move away. I cried.

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