Mary Potter Middle School

8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
1
Grades
6-8
Students
356
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


North Carolina End-of-Course Tests
Math
>95%
State avg: 60%
North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests
Math
47%
State avg: 46%
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Reading
47%
State avg: 56%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
44%
White
41%
Hispanic
10%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
161 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
17%
State avg: 11%
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Neighborhood
200 Taylor St
Oxford, NC 27565
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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