Ligon Middle

Unclaimed
5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
41
Grades
6-8
Students
1,199
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


North Carolina End-of-Course Tests
Math
90%
State avg: 60%
North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests
Reading
68%
State avg: 56%
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Math
60%
State avg: 46%
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2/10
Student progress

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.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

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

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Equity
Environment
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Students
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White
42%
Black
36%
Hispanic
10%
Asian
7%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
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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
218 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
706 East Lenoir St
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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