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Diggs-Latham Elementary

Public | PK-5 | 461 students

 

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Posted January 25, 2011

My grandson attends Latham, and I find it to be an excellent school. He has had some wonderful teachers that really take the time with their students. If there is a problem the school and teacher contact tthe parent to make certain the child and parent understand the rules of the school and they work together to help the child do better.


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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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
28%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
59%
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 Students38%
Female38%
Male39%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students42%
Limited English proficiency38%
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant38%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students25%
Female33%
Male16%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students28%
Limited English proficiency7%
Proficient in English38%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant25%
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 Students24%
Female13%
Male34%
Black19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students27%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant24%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students16%
Female18%
Male13%
Black16%
Asiann/a
Hispanic-5%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students17%
Limited English proficiency-5%
Proficient in English23%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant16%
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%
Male34%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students45%
Limited English proficiency25%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Academically giftedn/a

Reading

All Students14%
Female21%
Male6%
Black17%
Asiann/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities-5%
Non-disabled students16%
Limited English proficiency-5%
Proficient in English22%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant14%
Academically giftedn/a

Science

All Students30%
Female35%
Male23%
Black33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled students33%
Limited English proficiency16%
Proficient in English39%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant30%
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
Hispanic 51% 14%
Black 38% 26%
White 7% 52%
Two or more races 3% 4%
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 100%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Ms Donna Cannon
Fax number
  • (336) 727-2073

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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986 Hutton Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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