PROFICIENCY 23% 48% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Pender County Schools
44%North Carolina

Burgaw Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Pender County Schools" in Burgaw, NC. There are a total of 264 students and 18 teachers at Burgaw Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 179 free lunch students and 13 reduced lunch students.

Burgaw Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 48% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch179
Reduced lunch13


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Burgaw Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Burgaw Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 45.3% 67.0% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 40.5% 17.0% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.3% 11.9% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.8% 2.9% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Pender Early College High60%0.1Burgaw, NC
Burgaw Elementary37%0.8Burgaw, NC
Pender High35%5.0Burgaw, NC
Heide Trask High27%7.6Rocky Point, NC
Malpass Corner Elementary35%7.9Burgaw, NC
Rocky Point Elementary31%8.5Rocky Point, NC
Cape Fear Elementary46%9.6Rocky Point, NC
Cape Fear Middle School28%9.6Rocky Point, NC
West Pender Middle School26%10.2Burgaw, NC

Burgaw demographics profile

StatisticBurgawNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)86218191
Median age44.038.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%57%55%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Education level achieved in Burgaw

IndexBurgawNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Burgaw Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.