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Townsend Middle (leave a review)
Contact Information

www.robeson.k12.nc.us/schools.cfm?id=townsend&schoolid=410

+1 (910) 844-5086

105 Carolina Street

Maxton, North Carolina

28364

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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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding

Funding per pupil

$7,784

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

212

Reduced price lunches

0

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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
R B Dean Elementary346$6,23721.36$35,5590.54
Prospect Elementary967$6,53718.27$41,4900.12
South Scotland Elementary428$9,52015$40,3740.69
I E Johnson Elementary406$10,42415.09$37,3520.38
Purnell Swett High1781$6,06118.61$37,0700.27

R B Dean Elementary

Number of pupils346
Funding per pupil$6,237
Pupil teacher ratio21.36
Average teacher salary$35,559
Diversity index0.54

Prospect Elementary

Number of pupils967
Funding per pupil$6,537
Pupil teacher ratio18.27
Average teacher salary$41,490
Diversity index0.12

South Scotland Elementary

Number of pupils428
Funding per pupil$9,520
Pupil teacher ratio15
Average teacher salary$40,374
Diversity index0.69

I E Johnson Elementary

Number of pupils406
Funding per pupil$10,424
Pupil teacher ratio15.09
Average teacher salary$37,352
Diversity index0.38

Purnell Swett High

Number of pupils1781
Funding per pupil$6,061
Pupil teacher ratio18.61
Average teacher salary$37,070
Diversity index0.27
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
R B Dean Elementary0.4 miles
Prospect Elementary3.23 miles
South Scotland Elementary4.94 miles
I E Johnson Elementary6.34 miles
Purnell Swett High6.54 miles
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2655 schools in North Carolina.
2285thlargest school
2312ndhighest 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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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Black121
White6
Hispanic7
Two or more races4
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander4
American Indian or Aslaskan Native73
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 215 students, with a diversity index of 0.57

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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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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.