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Carver Heights Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 300 students

 

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Posted August 13, 2008

The school is not meeting the needs of the students, but there are many staff people who do care. I feel sorry for them because the principal,Ms. Battle has really ruined the school. My oldest child had some great teachers'; Mrs Rouse, Mrs Edgecomb, Mrs.Willis,then Mrs. Hopes, but after the changes last year I am moving my older child, and my youngest who would be in Kindergarten.This principal talks out of her both sides of her face.... she is always yelling at her kids and her staff.Lots of teachers have left the school and my child hates it now.I am sorry, but as a parent I feel this school has become a trainwreck. I called county office before Christmas and it got worse. Wake up Wayne County!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2004

There are to many relatives there. The staff tends to be more concern with each others family problems rather than planning teaching lessons for the children. Ms.Hope is an excellant teacher. The staff cares more of what a child wears to school rather than what is being taught.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
49%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
60%
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 Students7%
Female6%
Male7%
Black7%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students8%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English7%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant7%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students11%
Female6%
Male13%
Black9%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students11%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English9%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant11%
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 Students14%
Female9%
Male21%
Black14%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students17%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English15%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant14%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students16%
Female19%
Male13%
Black14%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students17%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English16%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant16%
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
Black 92% 26%
Hispanic 4% 14%
Two or more races 3% 4%
White 1% 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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School Leader's name
  • Mr William Vann III
Associations
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Fax number
  • (919) 731-4503

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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