School Details

Harnett Central Middle

2529 Harnett Central Road, Angier, NC 27501
(919) 639-6000
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 1249 students 15 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

36%
30%
39%
42%
41%
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
  • Harnett County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
28%
39%
39%
43%
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
  • Harnett County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

31%
28%
34%
35%
34%
41%
48%
57%
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
  • Harnett County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

83%
28%
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
  • Harnett County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Harnett Central Middle is a public middle school in Angier. The principal of Harnett Central Middle is Mr Linwood Smith, who can be contacted at lsmith@harnett.k12.nc.us. 1,249 students go to Harnett Central Middle and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 58% of the 1,249 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Harnett Central Middle is 15:1. Johnathan's House Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 53% 51%
Multiracial 3% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 25%
Hispanic 21% 17%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 1.0%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 1.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Pacific Islander 0.08% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58% 59%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Reading some of these reviews I have to clear some problems up. To people that talk about poor communication HCMS has Sunday all calls meaning that every person that is on the school call list gets a phone call with all the upcoming information that is necessary. To talk about how students are in the hall we have one of the largest middle schools in the state and if you just allow middle school students to roam they will roam and a lot of them cause problems in the hall with noise and playing around. To talk about that students are not to be heard I will disagree whole heartedly I myself use SIOP and many other student centered and driven classroom instruction models daily. I know many to most of my other co-workers are alike in this. I hope this shines a better light on my workplace and everyone takes a second look at HCMS.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school has the worst communication between parents and teachers. They rely on students to relay messages home verbally. Is it to hard to use email?

  • (1 year ago)

    If you are moving to the area and are considering enrolling your child into this school I have one piece of advice for you. DONT DO IT! This school is run by egomaniac authoritarians who believe that children should be seen and not heard. If you have never seen 6th 7th and 8th graders standing outside the bathroom going in one at a time then you will be shocked when you see it here. They are required to walk in lines everywhere they go and are constantly followed and observed so they can be immediately disciplined for the smallest of infractions. It reminds me of my days in Marine Corps Basic Training! The children are segregated on the bus as well as in PE class and they are not allowed to talk to each other EVER! If they open their mouths to speak they are immediately and publicly disciplined by the staff. And that includes while they are eating lunch. The teachers believe that parent teacher conferences are only for children who are having problems with their grades or who they deem to be causing problems. I strongly urge you to spend a few minutes walking the hallways observing how the students and teachers interact before enrolling your child here.

  • (2 years ago)

    Centrally located in Angier NC. Population of around 1200 students grades 6-8. Awesome arts department!

  • (5 years ago)

    Harnett county isnt too bad once you see it. It's really ok the classrooms are nice and the teachers are stern but fun and that always helps getting childerens attention

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is an good school. Administration deals with most problems but some are overlooked. Bus system is okay but we have had a few problems with it. I transfered in to this school from a military school this year and have found everyone very friendly and welcoming. This being my fourth school transfer in four years I found it to be ranked 4th out of the 5 schools.I also have AG classes and my grade average was 98.6. My teachers this year were Mrs. Kathy Bond and Ms. Ashley Messer. I think teaching here was thorough and exceptionally above average.

  • (6 years ago)

    wonderful school! I've been here all three years of middle school and the administration and needs of the kids are met if you are civil yourself. personally I love this school. here I got the academically gifted classes because thorough teaching style at this school boosted my grades from below average to A's

  • (6 years ago)

    great school! this school has awsome teachers!!!my fav. teachers are mrs.ashely messer mrs.kathy bond and mr.dan greider who is sadly retiring!!!go raiders!!!this school rox my sox!!!i am a 6th graider at this school!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    Terrible School! Parents are not listened to when it comes to the need of thier child. Administration not friendly. Would not recommend at all!

  • (8 years ago)

    This is the home of the raiders. This is the best middle school I have ever been to. We have cleanest school award best football team awesome athletic students and awesome teachers! Well you got my piont of view but the best teachers of all are mrs.Ashly messer mrs.Morris who sadly left us in 2005 mr.Charles leake and last but not leats.....Ms.Layne mcdonald! They are the most awesome teachers I have ever had! ~ ashley wright~

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