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Lawsonville Elementary

Public | PK-5 | 192 students

 

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Posted May 23, 2009

Excellent Principal who leads by example.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
79%

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

The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

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 48% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students46%
Female38%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students40%
Female25%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students44%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English48%
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

Math

All Students39%
Female42%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students50%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female47%
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students55%
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 Students75%
Female77%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students75%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female59%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students75%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English57%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Academically giftedn/a

Science

All Students50%
Female53%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students55%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English50%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant50%
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 87% 52%
Hispanic 7% 14%
Two or more races 5% 4%
Black 1% 26%
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
  • Mr Greg Ottaway
Fax number
  • (336) 593-2290

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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4611 Nc 8 Hwy North
Lawsonville, NC 27022
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Phone: (336) 593-8284

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