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William T Brown Elementary

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Posted November 26, 2006

W T Brown is a great school! My sons attend classes there through the school of choice program. The parent who commented about the yearbook is mistaken. Yearbooks were distributed; I was looking at my copy this past weekend. The PTA did have a change of officers but only for a short time and it is back up and running. The fee per family is $5, not $15. These fees are not mandated by the schools so they can't set their own fees. In the two years that my boys have been attending the school I have not had any issues with money. I get what I pay for. I suggest you contact the principal about the yearbook issue. Again, this is a great school! They have a great academic program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 8, 2006

My experience with this school did not meet expectations. The disorganization and lack of communication was less than desirable. The PTA disbanded in which Parents who joined (paid the $15 fee) were not notified, nor was their money refunded. Secondly, for those of us who purchased Yearbooks (and paid $20 cash...that is all the school accepts -- without receipts provided to the Parents), those were not distributed at the end of the year (June 2006). Still to this day, no one can explain the Yearbook situation, nor have we received the Yearbook. Complete and utter confusion!! My concern is the leadership qualified to manage the staff? I would not recommend this school. In my personal opinion, it should not be a 'Choice School.'
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2005

Both my children attend/ed W.T.Brown and they loved it there. Great staff, challenging studies, safe envirnoment, quality lunches and over all a great place to attend school. I am very please with this school and will continue sending my son there these next 2 yrs. Thank you W.T. Brown for making education a good experience for my children. - Mary Giselbach
—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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
53%
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%
Female44%
Male38%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students46%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students29%
Female33%
Male25%
Black36%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students33%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English34%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant29%
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 Students33%
Female31%
Male36%
Black28%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students34%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English34%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant33%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female46%
Male36%
Black39%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students46%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English42%
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 Students42%
Female57%
Male25%
Black49%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students45%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students42%
Female39%
Male46%
Black41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students47%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant42%
Academically giftedn/a

Science

All Students26%
Female29%
Male24%
Black26%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students29%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English27%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%
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 63% 26%
Hispanic 17% 14%
White 13% 52%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Pacific Islander 2% 0%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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  • Ms Shanessa Fenner
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Fax number
  • (910) 497-0882

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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