This school is rated about 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 this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Math
65%
State avg: 61%
Biology I
62%
State avg: 56%
3/10
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 worrisome sign:

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

Equity
4/10
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 worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


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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
80%
Asian
7%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
4%
Black
3%
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
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
262 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
87%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
709 Lovelady Rd Ne
Valdese, NC 28690
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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