This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what... More it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
29%
State avg: 55%
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Science
74%
State avg: 73%
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Reading
45%
State avg: 59%
Details
8/10
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 promising sign

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

Strong progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a better job at supporting their academic growth than most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.

Equity
5/10
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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Black
50%
White
44%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
3%
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
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
191 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
6301 Nobles Mill Pond Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
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