This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here have above average college readiness measures, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.
Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Math
89%
State avg: 61%
4/10
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.

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


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Equity
Environment
Students
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White
71%
Hispanic
15%
Two or more races
6%
Black
5%
Asian
3%
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
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
135 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
85%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
301 West 18th Street
Newton, NC 28658
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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