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Faith Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 423 students

 

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Posted August 6, 2013

Faith is an incredible school. My husband went there and now our children go there too. The entire staff, including support staff, know my children by name and are very friendly and supportive. The teachers I have encountered are amazing. The only complaint I have about Faith Elementary is the outdated facilities. The level of technology available to students is below other schools in the area. The buildings themselves are old and in need of updating and sprucing. I love Faith elementary and I'm glad my children go there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2009

My son has learned a lot there and the staff is great!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2008

Faith is a school that local people love and our family just tolerates. I was disappointed from my first interaction with the school and it's staff and are currently looking at transeferring to another school or private schools. It is the school that time forgot and updates to make the school safe and clean (ex: old carpet, classeooms in basement areas) are bypassed in favor of the county building other schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 23, 2008

Faith is a wonderful school that continuously puts the students' needs first. The staff is excellent and the atmosphere is inviting. I am so glad that my children have been part of this dynamic school. The test scores are the very best in the county too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2006

I think overall faith is a great school. But they have no reading programs for children who are behind in this area.
—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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
92%
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 Students41%
Female35%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students46%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female38%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
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 Students45%
Female36%
Male54%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled students52%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female36%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students45%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
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 Students44%
Female40%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English44%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female45%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%
Academically giftedn/a

Science

All Students40%
Female34%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students41%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 52%
Hispanic 6% 14%
Black 1% 26%
Two or more races 1% 4%
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 52%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Ms Jacqueline Maloney
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Fax number
  • (704) 279-2469

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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