Bear Grass

  • Bear Grass serves 359 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bear Grass placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Bear Grass's student population of 359 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bear Grass by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bear Grass is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Grass is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1011 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bear Grass 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bear Grass and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bear Grass and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bear Grass and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bear Grass and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
95%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bear Grass and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Grass.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.100.46
This chart display the diversity score of Bear Grass and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-89%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Bear Grass and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bear Grass and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBear Grass Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • Williamston Riverside Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
    0.4 miles
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    (252)792-1111
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  • Williamston E J Hayes Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 361 students
    0.6 miles
    201 Andrews St
    Williamston, NC 27892
    (252)792-3678
    0.6 3-5 361
  • Williamston Riverside High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 575 students
    1.2 miles
    1260 Godwin Ave
    Williamston, NC 27892
    (252)792-7881
    1.2 9-12 575
  • Williamston Williamston Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 461 students
    2.6 miles
    400 West Blvd
    Williamston, NC 27892
    (252)792-3253
    2.6 PK-2 461
  • Williamston Rodgers Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 268 students
    5.2 miles
    2277 Rodgers School Rd
    Williamston, NC 27892
    (252)792-3834
    5.2 K-5 268

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