5/10
Baton Elementary
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in North Carolina. Students here are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform above average on state tests.

ACADEMICS

3/10

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.

A worrisome sign:

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

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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7/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


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Subject
% Proficient
Math
61%
State avg: 61%
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Reading
69%
State avg: 56%
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Science
72%
State avg: 73%
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Equity

6/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
39%
21%
Student Progress
52%
67%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
92%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
Native American
<1%
Black
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
433 :1
State avg: 371 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood

1400 Baton School Road
Granite Falls, NC 28630
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