School Details

Harris Middle

121 Harris Street, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 766-3340
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 278 students 14 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

37%
41%
39%
58%
52%
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
  • Mitchell County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

44%
45%
39%
56%
58%
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
  • Mitchell County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
35%
34%
42%
44%
41%
46%
54%
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
  • Mitchell County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

71%
31%
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
  • Mitchell County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Harris Middle is a public middle school in Spruce Pine. The principal of Harris Middle is Mr Brandon Birchfield and can be contacted at bbirchfield@mcsnc.org. 278 students attend Harris Middle and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 65% of the 278 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Harris Middle is 14:1. Bowman Middle is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

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

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 88% 91%
Multiracial 2% 0.9%
Hispanic 10% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.05%
Asian 0.4% 0.6%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 59%

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