Glen Arden Elementary

7/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
28
Grades
K-4
Students
475
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
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Math
76%
State avg 58%
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Reading
76%
State avg 58%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Hispanic
Two or more races
Black
Asian
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
180 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
9%
State avg: 11%
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28 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 6
4 2
3 2
2 1
1 0
Neighborhood
50 Pinehurst Circle
Arden, NC 28704
Ms Kristina Specht - School leader
(828) 654-1801
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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