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Jackson County Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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398 Hospital Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Jackson County
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PH: (828) 586-2311
FAX: (828) 586-5450

  • Grades PK-12
  • 3580 students
  • 9 schools

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 EOG Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 38% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 72% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 43% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 86% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 61% (2007)
 65% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 40% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 89% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

Science
 45% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 63% (2007)
 51% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 46% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 83% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 68% (2007)
 71% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 54% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 91% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 39% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 87% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

Science
 55% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 59% (2008)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 61% (2006)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 66% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

Math
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2012.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOG Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students38%
Female40%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian19%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled students46%
Limited English proficiency7%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant38%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female34%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian31%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled students43%
Limited English proficiency7%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant35%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students43%
Female47%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian29%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities12%
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiency-4%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant43%
Academically gifted85%

MathThis District
All Students37%
Female40%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian29%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities12%
Non-disabled students42%
Limited English proficiency18%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant37%
Academically gifted85%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students40%
Female39%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian28%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students46%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant40%
Academically gifted-94%

ScienceThis District
All Students45%
Female44%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian31%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students51%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant45%
Academically gifted93%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female40%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian38%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students50%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students46%
Female48%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian32%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled students52%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant46%
Academically gifted92%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female31%
Male29%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian26%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled students31%
Proficient in English30%
Non-migrant30%
Academically gifted92%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female58%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian29%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities11%
Non-disabled students62%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant54%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students44%
Female48%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian13%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled students51%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students39%
Female44%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian36%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled students42%
Limited English proficiency18%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant39%
Academically gifted93%

ScienceThis District
All Students55%
Female50%
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian52%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities33%
Non-disabled students59%
Limited English proficiency36%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant55%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female32%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian39%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled students34%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant30%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

English II
 54% (2013)
The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

Biology
 37% (2013)
The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

Algebra I
 40% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 76% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

Algebra II
 79% (2011)
 92% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II was 82% in 2011.

English I
 88% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 86% (2010)
The state average for English I was 83% in 2012.

Biology
 87% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 91% (2010)
The state average for Biology was 83% in 2012.

United States History
 83% (2011)
 78% (2010)
The state average for United States History was 82% in 2011.

Physical Science
 84% (2011)
 87% (2010)
The state average for Physical Science was 77% in 2011.

Civics and Economics
 74% (2011)
 73% (2010)
The state average for Civics and Economics was 80% in 2011.

Geometry
 92% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 82% in 2010.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient


English IIThis District
All Students54%
Female62%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian59%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students59%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant54%
Academically gifted-94%

BiologyThis District
All Students37%
Female34%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian18%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students43%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant37%
Academically gifted92%

Algebra IThis District
All Students40%
Female39%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian41%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities13%
Non-disabled students44%
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant40%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in various subjects.
  • The results for Algebra I, English I, and Biology are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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