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Townsend Middle (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (910) 844-5086

105 Carolina Street

Maxton, North Carolina


About Townsend Middle
5th Grade - 8th Grade

Townsend Middle is located in the Public Schools of Robeson County district of the state of North Carolina. It is one of 42 schools in its district.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 215 students from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Townsend Middle has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $34,880, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of $41,603.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Townsend Middle 215$7,78415$34,8800.57
R B Dean Elementary (0.4 miles) 346$6,23721$35,5590.54
Prospect Elementary (3.23 miles) 967$6,53718$41,4900.12
South Scotland Elementary (4.94 miles) 428$9,52015$40,3740.69
I E Johnson Elementary (6.34 miles) 406$10,42415$37,3520.38
Purnell Swett High (6.54 miles) 1781$6,06119$37,0700.27

Townsend Middle

Number of pupils215
Funding per pupil$7,784
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$34,880
Diversity index0.57

R B Dean Elementary (0.4 miles)

Number of pupils346
Funding per pupil$6,237
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$35,559
Diversity index0.54

Prospect Elementary (3.23 miles)

Number of pupils967
Funding per pupil$6,537
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$41,490
Diversity index0.12

South Scotland Elementary (4.94 miles)

Number of pupils428
Funding per pupil$9,520
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$40,374
Diversity index0.69

I E Johnson Elementary (6.34 miles)

Number of pupils406
Funding per pupil$10,424
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$37,352
Diversity index0.38

Purnell Swett High (6.54 miles)

Number of pupils1781
Funding per pupil$6,061
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$37,070
Diversity index0.27
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2,655 schools in North Carolina. Please note, schools for which some information is not available are excluded from the rankings for that metric.
2285thlargest school
2312thhighest number of FTE teachers
1097thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2317thhighest average teaching salary
489thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1852ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1179thhighest diversity index
1620thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 8th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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