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West Alexander Middle School

Taylorsville, NC


West Alexander Middle School
85 Bulldog Lane
Taylorsville, NC  28681
Phone: 828-495-4611
Alexander County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 6-8
Enrollment: 508
Type: Regular School  
West Alexander Middle School

West Alexander Middle School


State Ranking

#287
Statewide Middle School Ranking: West Alexander Middle School is ranked #287 out of 703 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (59th percentile). Click the link to see all 703 middle schools.


Overall, West Alexander Middle School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Alexander County, NC. West Alexander Middle School has an enrollment of approximately 508 students and serves grades 6-8. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

81.6
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: West Alexander Middle School had a Student Growth Score of 81.6. This placed West Alexander Middle School in the 64th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

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Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests
End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 6

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 22% - Level 1
 22% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 30% - Level 1
 30% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 6% - Level 2
 6% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Math I

 62% - Level 5 (Superior)
 62% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1



 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 3%
 Asian - 3%
 Black - 1%
 Black - 1%
 Hispanic - 4%
 Hispanic - 4%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 89%
 White - 89%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at West Alexander Middle School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for West Alexander Middle School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Bethlehem Elementary School 9 2.6 miles Taylorsville, NC Regular PK-5
Gateway School 2 3.2 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular 6-12
Ellendale Elementary School 7 4.2 miles Taylorsville, NC Regular K-5
Dudley Shoals Elementary School 6 4.7 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular PK-5
Wittenburg Elementary School 8 5.1 miles Taylorsville, NC Regular PK-5
Oak Hill Elementary School 3 6.3 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-8
W M Jenkins Elementary School 8 6.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Clyde Campbell Elementary School 7 6.8 miles Hickory, NC Regular K-6
Snow Creek Elementary School 8 6.9 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6
Harry M Arndt Middle School 8 7.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 7-8
Saint Stephens High School 5 7.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-12
Northview Middle School 8 7.4 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-8
Alexander Central High School 7 7.5 miles Taylorsville, NC Regular 9-12
Taylorsville Elementary School 8 7.9 miles Taylorsville, NC Regular PK-5
Granite Falls Elementary School 8 8.3 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular K-5
Viewmont Elementary School 4 8.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Hickory High School 5 8.6 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-13
South Caldwell High School 6 8.7 miles Hudson, NC Regular 9-12
Granite Falls Middle School 8 8.7 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular 6-8
Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High School 3 9.1 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-12