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5/10
Mcdowell Early Colle
This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in North Carolina. Students here have above average college readiness measures, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
75%
State avg: 56%
Math
83%
State avg: 64%
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.


Parent tip

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

Equity
6/10
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.

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.


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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White
74%
Hispanic
17%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
4%
Black
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
22 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
215 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 89%
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4 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
5 3
4 0
3 0
2 0
1 0
Neighborhood
54 College Dr
Marion, NC 28752
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Last modified: February 28, 2019
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