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Eastway Elementary

Public | PK-5 | 561 students

 

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Posted September 21, 2009

Eastway Elemenatary School is working so hard. The teachers are so dedicated and committed to the success of each student. Rigor and high expectations are evident in every single classroom. Eastway often gets a bad name-but to find out the truth you need to check it out your self. Way to go Eastway!


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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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
47%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
30%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
43%
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 Students15%
Female13%
Male17%
Black9%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students16%
Limited English proficiency15%
Proficient in English15%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant15%
Academically gifted50%

Reading

All Students14%
Female13%
Male14%
Black16%
Asiann/a
Hispanic9%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students12%
Limited English proficiency-5%
Proficient in English18%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant14%
Academically gifted50%
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 Students20%
Female22%
Male18%
Black18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students23%
Limited English proficiency15%
Proficient in English22%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant20%
Academically gifted82%

Reading

All Students12%
Female11%
Male13%
Black9%
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students14%
Limited English proficiency15%
Proficient in English10%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant12%
Academically gifted59%
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 Students22%
Female15%
Male28%
Black12%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students24%
Limited English proficiency20%
Proficient in English22%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant22%
Academically gifted56%

Reading

All Students9%
Female13%
Male5%
Black-5%
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students10%
Limited English proficiency-5%
Proficient in English11%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant9%
Academically gifted31%

Science

All Students22%
Female18%
Male25%
Black6%
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students23%
Limited English proficiency24%
Proficient in English20%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant22%
Academically gifted63%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 51% 26%
Hispanic 43% 14%
Two or more races 3% 4%
White 2% 52%
American Indian 0% 1%
Asian 0% 3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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  • Shayla Holeman
Fax number
  • (919) 560-3421

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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