Mary Potter Middle School

448 Taylor St, Oxford, NC 27565 | (919) 693-3914
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 435
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 435 middle school students from grades 6-8
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Julie Finch
  • Fax: (919) 693-2896
  • Website: www.gcs.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 01-JUL-08
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 435
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 213 (49.0%)
  • Females: 222 (51.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 41 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 199 (45.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 240 (55.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mary Potter Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black21649.7%
Asian30.7%
Hispanic214.8%
White19544.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mary Potter Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade13230.3%
7th Grade13831.7%
8th Grade16537.9%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Mary Potter Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on EOC and EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

EOC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

EOC - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
200990.0%56.1%67.9%
 

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.7%74.7%81.1%
200969.4%71.0%78.7%
 
Reading Test
201063.1%69.9%76.6%
200962.5%63.9%72.2%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.9%76.5%80.8%
200980.9%74.9%79.1%
 
Reading Test
201059.8%59.8%67.6%
200959.2%57.7%65.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.3%78.7%84.6%
200968.9%75.4%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201062.7%62.9%70.3%
200949.5%58.9%67.5%
 
Science Test
201058.4%60.7%73.5%
200953.4%56.7%68.3%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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