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D
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    D
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    D
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Northampton County Schools is a public school district located in Jackson, NC. It has 1,868 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 19% of students are at least proficient in math and 21% in reading.
About Northampton County Schools...
Address
701 N Church St
Jackson, NC 27845
Telephone
(252) 534-1371

Northampton County Schools Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Middle Schools in Northampton County Schools

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
21%
Percent Proficient - Math
19%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
960
19 responses
Average ACT
20
17 responses

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,868
Free or Reduced Lunch
98.3%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,936
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$26,005,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,925/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    54%
  • Support Services
    40%
  • Other
    6%

Northampton County Schools Reviews

3 reviews
My experience being in the Northampton County school setting is interesting. There is a lot of things that need improvement. During my last year of high school every decision is being made last minute. The guidance counselor has favorites and does not seem to be doing their job the best of their ability. The administration staff is always trying to keep us locked up like prisoners and always focusing on the wrong things. The food is terrible, I wouldn't even feed it to my dog. But overall extracurricular activities like band, was the best time of my life I had so much fun.
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I like the diversity and the somewhat freedom that seniors get. I didn't like the surprise metal detectors, but overall the schools made learning fun sometimes.
I was educated on how to take tests. Poorly funded no effective changes, school needs teachers. Government involvement would be nice too. No hope here. Students lack because of poverty.