West Alexander Middle School

85 Bulldog Ln, Taylorsville, NC 28681 | (828) 495-4611
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 631
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 631 middle school students from grades 6-8
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 85 Bulldog Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Susan Gantt
  • Fax: (828) 495-3527
  • Website: www.alexander.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 631
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 328 (52.0%)
  • Females: 303 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 194 (30.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 247 (39.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Alexander Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black121.9%
Asian162.5%
Hispanic142.2%
White58993.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Alexander Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade19831.4%
7th Grade20833.0%
8th Grade22535.7%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for West Alexander Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on July 29, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love this school. I never want to leave and go to High School. The teachers are great, Food. They care for the students, And i am glad that i went to this school

    Thank you.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that West Alexander Middle School performed on average better 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
200992.9%78.5%67.9%
 

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.9%81.2%81.1%
200979.7%78.8%78.7%
 
Reading Test
201081.9%78.0%76.6%
200973.9%72.0%72.2%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.2%81.2%80.8%
200984.8%83.0%79.1%
 
Reading Test
201070.3%64.7%67.6%
200971.0%66.0%65.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.3%89.0%84.6%
200987.4%87.2%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201074.9%72.8%70.3%
200977.2%71.2%67.5%
 
Science Test
201090.2%81.9%73.5%
200986.0%77.0%68.3%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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