School Details

Tyro Middle

2946 Michael Road, Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 853-7795
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 651 students 17 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

33%
39%
39%
44%
49%
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
  • Davidson County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

37%
47%
39%
47%
53%
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
  • Davidson County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

40%
36%
34%
47%
41%
41%
65%
69%
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
  • Davidson County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
37%
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
  • Davidson County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Tyro Middle is a public middle school in Lexington. The principal of Tyro Middle is Debbie Hill and can be contacted at dhill2@davidson.k12.nc.us. 651 children attend Tyro Middle and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 50% of the 651 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Tyro Middle is 17:1. Central Davidson Middle is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 89% 87%
Hispanic 7% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 0.8% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 46%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I have had 2 children that went to Tyro. I now have another in Tyro and would not have any other way. The school staff are the best. They work with the children and do very well. way to go tyro Middle school staff.

  • (6 years ago)

    5 Stars! Great tutorial and remedial programs for struggling students. Strong after-school programs and extraactivities. Student growth is the highest of all school's in this district.

  • (7 years ago)

    Tyro Midlde School is excellent. Pure and simple! Truly a wonderful place for our two middle schoolers to grow. Excellent academics music art sports great teachers and sweet kids! We feel truly blessed to have out children in the Davidson County School district and particularly at Tyro Middle School.

  • (8 years ago)

    Since moving from FL my children have seem to perform much better here in Tyro. I don't know a whole lot about the school but overall academic wise my children seem to be doing outstanding so far!

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