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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Mitchell County Schools is an above average, public school district located in Bakersville, NC. It has 1,834 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.
About Mitchell County Schools...
Address
72 Ledger School Rd
Bakersville, NC 28705
Telephone
(828) 766-2220
Website

Mitchell County Schools Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Middle Schools in Mitchell County Schools

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1120
30 responses
Average ACT
25
29 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,834
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.5%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,870
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.4%

Finances

Total Expenses
$20,858,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,677/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    5%

Mitchell County Schools Reviews

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My favorite thing about Mitchell County Schools has to be the teachers. Although I would consider Mitchell County schools to be average in other areas, I have had the opportunity to connect with great teachers, in all subjects, which is awesome. This interaction with knowledgable and compassionate instructors has influenced my success as a student, and for that I am extremely grateful. Some aspects of Mitchell County schools that I would like to see change include more clubs/ organization involvement opportunities; a greater focus on environmentally friendly practices, particularly regarding the cafeteria; and more support for the arts, whether musical or material.
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Mitchell High School is an excellent school. I highly recommend your child attending MHS. The teachers were very friendly and helpful. They went above and beyond to teach my daughter not only academics, but how to succeed after High School. I look forward to my son attending in a few years.
Mitchell county schools is in a small community, with everyone having close ties with everyone else. There is not a lot of diversity but that is not the schools fault it is about location and the size of the community and school. In my opinion it is hard to get high school students ready for college because they do not fully grasp how much they need to do to prepare.