Table Rock Middle School

Burke County

Burke County is one of 100 counties in North Carolina.  It is thought to be a rare jewel among an array of gems in the Carolina mountains.  Burke county is home to the panoramic Table Rock area that houses Table Rock Middle School.  Within Burke county the municipalities are: Connelly Springs, Drexel, Glen Alpine, Hildebran, City of Morganton (the county seat), Rutherford College, and Valdese.  Burke county has been referred to as the "Western State Capital."  For those who call it home, it is simply majestic.

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Quick Facts About Burke County According To 2000/2009 Census:

  • There were 89,548 people living in Burke county.
  • The population density was 176 people per square mile.
  • The racial makeup of the county was 88.2% white, 6.5% African American, 5.6% Hispanic/Latino, 3.5% Asian, 1% more than two races, .5% Native American, .3% Pacific Islander.
  • There are 34,528 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18. (2000)
  • Married couple households equaled 54.9%
  • A female head of household was 11.0%.
  • Non-family member homes are at 29.5%.
  • Of all households 25.5% were made up of one person with 9.9% of those people being 65 years of age or older.
  • This is the population age breakdown:  22.5% under 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.0% 45 to 64, and 15.6%  65 years of age or older. 
  • The median age range is 37
  • For more quick facts and statistical information on Burke County as of 2009 click here US Census Bureau.  Remember to select the county you want to view in the drop box at the top of the page.  This site allows you to see Burke county facts or neighboring counties such as Rutherford or Caldwell. 
Another choice for Burke county statistical facts and helpful information would be through the Burke County Chamber of Commerce.

Quick Facts About Table Rock Middle School:

Morganton's Table Rock Middle School serves grades 6-8.  It is among the few public middle schools in North Carolina to receive a Distinguished Great Schools rating of 8 out of 10. The school is busy educating and caring for 690 students for the 2009-2010 year.  The teacher/student ratio on the average is 1 to 19.  There are more male than female students with 52% male and 48% female.  All-in-all Table Rock Middle School is a very impressive model of a true middle school environment.  Designating hallways for specific grades, incorporating cross-curricular and co-curricular teaming, and offering students a variety of exploratory and discovery classes are all ways in which Table Rock exemplifies the middle school concept. 

By viewing Public School Review/Table Rock, we are able to see more demographic facts that give us insight into the wonderful population within the school.  One may also view the school's official website at Table Rock Middle SchoolThe school website will also give information with regard to school news and events.  We all agree that Table Rock Middle School is a distinguished place with great character.