PROFICIENCY 26% 42% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Pender County Schools
36%Burgaw
44%North Carolina

West Pender 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 221 students and 16 teachers at West Pender Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 149 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.

West Pender Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.5%, which is 42% lower than the North Carolina average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students221
Teachers16.05
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch149
Reduced lunch18

 

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 West Pender 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

GradeProficiency
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
625-29%
720-24%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
630-34%
725-29%
825-29%
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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West Pender Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 36.0% 67.0% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 42.5% 17.0% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.2% 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 4.4% 2.9% 3.7% 3.1%

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Burgaw demographics profile

StatisticBurgawNorth CarolinaNational
Population4,0459,940,828318,558,162
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 West Pender Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.