Ligon Middle School

706 East Lenoir St, Raleigh, NC 27601 | (919) 856-7929
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,077
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,077 middle school students from grades 6-8
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 706 E Lenoir St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Gretta Dula
  • Fax: (919) 856-3745
  • Website: ligon.wcpss.net
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
Additional School Details
School Program Type: Magnet
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,077
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 71.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 517 (48.0%)
  • Females: 560 (52.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 36 (3.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 304 (28.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 340 (31.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ligon Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.09%
Black42339.3%
Asian16915.7%
Hispanic625.8%
White42239.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ligon Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade34632.1%
7th Grade35833.2%
8th Grade37334.6%
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 Ligon Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.4%84.0%81.1%
200987.0%84.2%78.7%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%80.6%76.6%
200984.5%77.8%72.2%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.1%84.6%80.8%
200982.1%82.3%79.1%
 
Reading Test
201078.3%74.0%67.6%
200976.6%72.4%65.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.3%85.0%84.6%
200980.6%82.2%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201079.5%75.8%70.3%
200978.6%73.4%67.5%
 
Science Test
201079.1%79.2%73.5%
200980.7%75.6%68.3%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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