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Park Road Montessori

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Posted September 23, 2009

I love the kind and considerate teachers and the way they interrelate with the children. I like that my kids are excited about going to school everyday and that they are thoroughly engaged in the educational process.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Great teachers, parents and administrators. Total package - top of the line educational experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

the teachers are truly interested in the childs entire welfare as well as academic progress. there is a great family/parent participation. It is an awesome diverse population of people from all over the city
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

The kids are learning, the kids love their school and the staff and faculty is fantastic!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Park Road has a loving and caring environment and I love the diversity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

The teachers are excellent. The learning environment is so positive and my daughter loves it!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Great teachers, a wonderful learning environment, and my daughter loves it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

It's a wonderful, public Montessori program. The teachers and staff are fantastic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

The students at Park Road are exposed to opportunities that other children in traditional public schools are not able to experience. Being a Montessori school, combined with our wonderful and dedicated teachers, the children naturally excel as they are taught in a manner that is motivating and captivating. Everyday, the students learn respect for diversity and our Earth.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

The kids love the school, and the teachers are exceptional.


Posted September 23, 2009

I love all the teachers and staff that work there. We have a high parent volunteer rate. Montessori is a really good educational experience for any child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

the kids learn to work with each other and to develop a love of learning that they themselves pass on to each new student
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Small population, experienced teachers, fantastic PTSA, and the children learn!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

I am so proud to have my children in one of the few public Montessori schools in the nation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

I love the Park Road community! Everyone treats my child like their own.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

Park Road Montessori has given my son an excitement about learning. As a second grader he is learning things that I did not learn until a much later age. The school is very diversified and reflects our society. The teachers really care about each student. The administration strives to do what is best for the students and the faculty. If it were a private school people would pay top dollar to have their children attend. I highly recommend Park Road Montessori to any parent that has a young child ready to enter school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

I love PRM because is a great community and the best enviroment to my children
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

We have the absolute best staff and support from the PTO at Park Road! Our school is a family where children can thrive to be and do their best, excel academically, show respect toward others and learn responsibility.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

Park Road truly nutures a love of learning and creativity. The school gardens are beautiful and the school itself gives a feeling of bringing nature indoors.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2009

Park Road is a wonderful school. They really care about your child and their education. We feel very luck to be attending Park Rd. Montessori!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
>95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students68%
Female70%
Male66%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students68%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students77%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students71%
Female72%
Male71%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students73%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female67%
Male63%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students66%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students88%
Female82%
Male93%
Black80%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students91%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students82%
Female86%
Male78%
Black40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students83%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Academically gifted94%

Science

All Students67%
Female68%
Male67%
Black40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students70%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English67%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Academically gifted88%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students68%
Female65%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students72%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female82%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students93%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures 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.

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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Biology

The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
English II

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

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, 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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

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Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a

Biology

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a

English II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, 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.

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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 65% 52%
Black 19% 26%
Hispanic 7% 14%
Asian 5% 3%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian 1% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Ms Anna Moraglia
Fax number
  • (980) 343-5858
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