This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More 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.
Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Science
50%
State avg: 73%
Details
2/10
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.

Very concerning:

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


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
1/10
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.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large 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
53%
Hispanic
21%
White
21%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
89 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
80%
State avg: 89%
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2 Reviews
2 out of 5 stars
5 0
4 0
3 1
2 0
1 1
Neighborhood
601 South Clay St
Gastonia, NC 28052
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