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Holly Tree Elementary

Public | K-5 | 508 students

 
 

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Posted May 16, 2013

Holly Tree is by far the very best elementary school we've been to. We previously were at 2 other public elem. schools in the same area, but they did not measure up to the standards at Holly Tree. We can't say enough great things about this true neighborhood school with ALL the amenities! AIG, book clubs, programs, large libarary, jogging track and huge playground, experienced teachers and principal.......
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2010

Great school! Great teachers! Great students! All 3 of my children are thriving!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 29, 2008

We are so happy with Holly Tree. We relocated to Wilmington in 2007 and our kids are in their 2nd year here. I can't say enough good things about the teachers and the staff. Our children have excelled at Holly Tree and love their teachers and friends!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2008

I am warming up to holly tree a little. Still its not all that friendly,stutents alon g ith staff are so cold no personality
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2008

You would think this is one of the best schools in the area if you listen to the staff, but it is lacking in many areas...Leadership, quality of education and teachers, resources and equality of the treatment of students and their families. Leadership of the school is most unprofessional group I have ever come across. Tenure is definitely a 'bad idea'.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2005

Holly Tree is an excellent school. They have great Teachers, Principals and Staff. they have a wonderful chours, SAGE, and Library there. My child has been going since 2nd grade and he loves it. I have another child that will be attending in a few years and I am proud he will be going to Holly Tree Elementary School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2004

We are holly tree fans - your kids will learn at holly tree. No doubt. They will leave with a love for reading and have the essential skills they need to continue their education. There was a major emphasis on behavior and rules. In the past, silence was the rule, you wouldn't find a quieter school. This is probably the reason for the high achievement, but time to unwind never hurts. A new principal was asssigned 1/04 and changes will definitely be coming. She brings with her a light hearted attitude and enthusiasm. The school is also one of the cleanest schools in the county. One of my kids was so disgusted at the filth at roland grise we had to take her out of there.
—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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
88%
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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>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.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students74%
Female80%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students79%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English76%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students71%
Female77%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students75%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
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 Students70%
Female59%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities36%
Non-disabled students74%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students69%
Female66%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled students77%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
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 Students78%
Female72%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities54%
Non-disabled students82%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students57%
Female66%
Male51%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities15%
Non-disabled students64%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English58%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%
Academically gifted-95%

Science

All Students84%
Female81%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities54%
Non-disabled students89%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 52%
Black 7% 26%
Hispanic 4% 14%
Asian 3% 3%
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 30%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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Wilmington, NC 28409
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