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 above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
1/10
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
Reading
36%
State avg: 57%
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Science
42%
State avg: 73%
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Math
72%
State avg: 61%
9/10
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.

Good news!

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

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

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

Equity
7/10
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.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a... More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
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Black
56%
White
20%
Hispanic
19%
Two or more races
4%
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
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
131 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
83%
State avg: 89%
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19 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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4 1
3 1
2 1
1 6
Neighborhood
1625 Park Rd West
Salisbury, NC 28144
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