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Moore Square Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
301 South Person Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone
(919) 664-5737
District
WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
WAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
661
Classroom Teachers
48

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

8

(10 is best)

Better than 79.6% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Moore Square Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
60%
45%
62%
49%
57%
41%
60%
45%
62%
49%
57%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
46%
62%
48%
52%
44%
57%
46%
62%
48%
52%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
45%
39%
57%
43%
32%
34%
45%
39%
57%
43%
32%
34%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 232 35.1%
Grade 7 219 33.1%
Grade 8 210 31.8%
Total 661 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.5% 46.2% 48.2%
Black 25.3% 23.3% 26.3%
Hispanic 11.6% 19.3% 20.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 10.8% 3.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.2% 28.4% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.8% 24.6% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 3.8% 2.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,091,662 10,439,388
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,274.8 211
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.5% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.0% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 410,552 4,031,592
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.4% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 54.0% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.7% 11.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.9% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.1% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.3% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 5.5% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,294 $1,018,268,496 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $583 $94,320,072 4.9%
Staff $268 $43,358,112 2.3%
General Administration $54 $8,736,336 0.5%
School Administration $559 $90,437,256 4.7%
Operation $549 $88,819,416 4.6%
Transportation $512 $82,833,408 4.3%
Other $285 $46,108,440 2.4%
Total Support $2,809 $454,451,256 23.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,775 $448,950,600 23.4%
Total Expenditures $11,879 $1,921,832,136 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,279 $9,512,551,796 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $564 $854,397,531 5.0%
Staff $329 $498,205,494 2.9%
General Administration $163 $247,686,005 1.5%
School Administration $616 $932,587,439 5.5%
Operation $825 $1,249,784,873 7.4%
Transportation $419 $635,198,520 3.7%
Other $312 $472,868,113 2.8%
Total Support $3,228 $4,890,431,846 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,705 $2,582,312,208 15.2%
Total Expenditures $11,212 $16,985,065,695 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%