Atkinson Elementary School

  • Atkinson Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Atkinson Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Atkinson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Atkinson Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atkinson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atkinson Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#270 out of 2555 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
87%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atkinson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.230.68
This chart display the diversity score of Atkinson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Atkinson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenderson County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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