Coker-wimberly Elementary School

1619 Nc 97 West

Battleboro, NC 27809-9714

Grades: PK-5

437 students

Coker-wimberly Elementary School serves 437 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Coker-wimberly Elementary School operates within the Edgecombe County School District.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 437 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Hispanic
25%
14%
Black
64%
27%
White
11%
52%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.45
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
47%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,988 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
School District Name Edgecombe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 6,988 1,330
District Total Revenue $68 MM $19 MM
District Spending $68 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,436 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,372 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Edgecombe High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C B Martin Middle School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stocks Elementary School (5.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TarboroNorth Edgecombe High School
    7589 Nc 33nw
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)823-3562
    1.6 mi | 301 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TarboroStocks Elementary School
    400 Hope Lodge St
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)823-2632
    5.7 mi | 572 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • TarboroTarboro High School
    1400 Howard Ave
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)823-4284
    6 mi | 676 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TarboroNorth East Carolina Prep
    Charter School
    274 Husky Trail
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)641-0464
    Charter School

    6.1 mi | 386 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • TarboroC B Martin Middle School
    400 East Johnston St
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)641-5710
    6.2 mi | 364 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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