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Posted June 19, 2013

I am a rising 6th grader or maybe rising 5th grader either way i am going to carnage and from what i here they had have some fights but not everyday and the school has good security and my fiend goes there and she says there are some flaws but the school has great students and great teacher.


Posted April 20, 2012

Sad to say carnage is not the best learning environment. I recently moved and i had a choice to continue at East Garner magnet middle school, or go to carnage. I was talking to some girls that carnage and the school is bad. EGMMS has flaws, but not like this school. Fights happen everyday, one of the girls say that these 6th graders were smoking in the bathrooms. 6th graders really?! But then again its academic program is above average.


Posted November 23, 2011

I'm an 8th grader at Carnage and it's a pretty great school. I've also come here for 6th gand 7th grade. It's a challenging enough school for you exceed your expectations of yourself, and gentle enough for you not to have too much pressure on your shoulders. There are several great programs and it specializes in pretty much everything. There seems to be thousands of Arts programs including band,orchestra, etc. And the math here goes up to Pre-Calculus! There's also a great principal. The only problem i have is the teachers and punishments. They're both kind of ridiculous. BUt overall, i'm glad i came here. It's helped me see my bright future.


Posted November 8, 2010

I am a current student at Carnage. I think it is a great school on acedemics. Some of the students there are not good people to hang around. People do some bad things but if you stay away from them, you have no problem.


Posted June 27, 2010

Carnage is a good school, but it has some flaws... like discouraging teachers, and unfair punishments. But there is good principal-parent communication; normally getting about 3+ calls a week about upcoming events. They do put alot of stress on the kids though. The neew principal is great, unlike the old one.


Posted June 22, 2010

My son is a rising 7 grader at Carnage. The teachers at Carnage have been the best I have ever experienced. They make sure that your child is challenged by testing him for a higher goal. The AG program is excellent and the electives are phenomenal. I am extremely happy that my child will be starting 7th grade there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2010

I am an 8th grader at Carnage and went here for 7th and 6th grade as well. Carnage was great 6th and 7th grade but this year it has become amazing. This is due to our new principal. He actually cares about what is going on around the school unlike our old one who we would rarely ever see. I'm on the AG team which is great and I am in the Honors chorus. The fine arts here are great as well. I have never second guessed coming to Carnage. It's like a second home to me. Overall, a great school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 27, 2009

This school has improved a bunch in the past few years. I am an eighth grader and our old principal was really bad, but we have been blessed with a new principal. HE IS AMAZING! Our school is the place to be. The fine arts are outstanding. THe teachers are great! Please send your child here!
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 21, 2009

The teachers and programs are wonderful in the academically gifted magnate school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2009

great school very safe teachers really care has a lot of money very well refurbished
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 22, 2009

I am a rising 8th grader in carnage middle school. I love this school. Practically i go for my friends, but the teaching is pretty interesting and good too. When your on the ag team they give you support unlike the other teams. Right now the fine arts is excellent and phenomenal. I am in honors chorus and it is great. If you like you child to be in fine arts, carnage is the place. At this school the principal barely helps us. We don't even know she exists. She comes in at times but rarely. We need a new principal to support our students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 21, 2009

This is a continuation from my previous message. The special education program is lacking. It took me three weeks of asking to see student IEP's as well as other problems. The hispanic/bilingual population is high at this school. It was difficult to communicate with spanish speaking parents without a translator. In addition, we were expected to follow the NC pacing guide (which is very rigid and filled with testing). It was difficult to effectively teach to the pacing guide at Carnage considering the pacing guide was designed for schools with 60-90 minute block classes. A class period at carnage is 45 minutes. This means that on average, the core classes are shortened a minimum of 75 teaching minutes a week, but are still expected to have the same results. To keep up with the pacing guide was to rush through material. It was very frustrating to teach at Carnage Middle School.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 9, 2008

Excellent AG program, horrible principal support and special education programs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2008

Very good school with great academics and teachers and classes
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 26, 2008

I had a bad experience with a lot of the teachers, they're definitely not the best in the business. What's even worse is the location of the school and the repeated fights, bomb threats, gun threats, drugs, etc. No joke, it's a bad school. On the contrary, the music program at Carnage is very good.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 14, 2008

I'm a parent and I sorry to have to say 'I agree' with one of the students recent comments. I think or should I say have expereinced through out 3 years, if your child is not enrolled in the AG program then the teachers and the principat are not very helpful or encouring towards the students. They do not challenge a student to get the most out of their education at Carnage. The do not teach above the expectations and just teach them enough to get by. I also think it's a shame to have a Principal who's not a 'people person' at this school. I'm thankful that this will be my child's last year at Carnage. I attempted since he was in 6th grade to transfer out, but was deind several times. We are looking forward to a more prosperous High School years for our child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2008

I taught at Carnage last year, and would never go back or send my kids there. Very low teacher morale, no support outside the AG teams. A dangerous and unpleasant place.


Posted August 21, 2008

I rate this school 4 stars. I am a rising 8th grader. Carange is a great school. You could have a lot of great friends there. They have so many electives to choose from. When it was the first day of middle school I was so nervous. But I met so many friends. Some of them I still talk to now. What I love about Carnage is that they have rewards if you do good. But I think that they need to reinforce the rules. If you tell a child to stop doing something they will not stop. There are so many things that you can do at Carnage. I am a student ambassador and I am in the Beta Club. But overall I love Carnage and I am glad that I went there.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 31, 2008

I am a rising 8th grader at carnage, and to tell you the truth, the school's teachers are either a hit or miss and the students are normally the same. One of the big problems with the school is that there are what seems like more fights than a normal school and half the time, they are not stopped before someone gets hurt. Many people think that the academics are amazing. In my opinion the math that they offer has really put me ahead of the game, yet i can tell you that 2 of my teachers did not teach me a thing, in fact, most would call one of the teachers classes lecturing and yelling 101
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 21, 2008

Here's the truth about Carnage, It's a as great as you want it to be. If you go in with a positive attitude and a friendly disposition you'll love it. It's great when your on the AG team because the teachers care about you and actually help you out. But, the teachers on the other teams aren't so great and the prinicipal isn't either. There are lots of activities and a very good chorus.So, if your kid is social and friendly, I reccommend it.
—Submitted by a student


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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 39% in 2013.

440 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

438 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%
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 39% in 2013.

403 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

405 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
68%
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 34% in 2013.

412 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

412 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

413 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students48%
Female46%
Male51%
Black13%
Asian93%
Hispanic19%
Multiracial46%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled students55%
Limited English proficiency-5%
Proficient in English51%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students52%
Female50%
Male54%
Black23%
Asian89%
Hispanic25%
Multiracial64%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students59%
Limited English proficiency5%
Proficient in English54%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%
Academically gifted92%
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 Students68%
Female67%
Male69%
Black24%
Asian-95%
Hispanic33%
Multiracial77%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled students73%
Limited English proficiency10%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students69%
Female70%
Male68%
Black29%
Asian95%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial77%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities14%
Non-disabled students74%
Limited English proficiency10%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Academically gifted-95%
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 Students51%
Female48%
Male53%
Black12%
Asian93%
Hispanic22%
Multiracial73%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students57%
Limited English proficiency11%
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant51%
Academically gifted89%

Reading

All Students59%
Female57%
Male60%
Black27%
Asian90%
Hispanic34%
Multiracial73%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities12%
Non-disabled students65%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English61%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant59%
Academically gifted93%

Science

All Students70%
Female66%
Male74%
Black44%
Asian-95%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial91%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities23%
Non-disabled students77%
Limited English proficiency17%
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Academically gifted-95%
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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
>95%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
English II

The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

All Students68%
Female60%
Male75%
Black27%
Asian91%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students69%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English68%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Academically gifted88%

Biology

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a

English II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled studentsn/a
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. 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 39% 26%
Asian 28% 3%
White 21% 52%
Hispanic 9% 14%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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Arts & music

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  • Dance teacher(s)
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Pamela Johnson
Fax number
  • (919) 856-7619

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Performing arts
  • Drama
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