This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
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5/10
East Garner Middle
Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most 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,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
41%
State avg: 55%
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Reading
53%
State avg: 57%
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Science
70%
State avg: 73%
Details
9/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

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

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.


Parent tip

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

Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Black
51%
Hispanic
24%
White
19%
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
189 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
6301 Jones Sausage Rd
Garner, NC 27529
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