Buies Creek Elementary School

340 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Buies Creek Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Buies Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Buies Creek Elementary School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

Buies Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buies Creek Elementary School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#1079 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
18%
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Black
18%
25%
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White
63%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarnett County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buies Creek Elementary School is Harnett Central High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harnett Central Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coats Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Coats Coats Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
    3.3 miles
    585 Brick Mill Road
    Coats, NC 27521
    (910) 897-8353
    3.3 PK-5 681
  • Angier Harnett Central High School Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,537 student
    4.1 miles
    2911 Harnett Central Rd
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919) 639-6161
    4.1 9-12 1,537
  • Angier Harnett Central Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,152 student
    4.2 miles
    2529 Harnett Central Rd
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919) 639-6000
    4.2 6-8 1,152
  • Lillington Star Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 70 students
    4.9 miles
    900 11th Street
    Lillington, NC 27546
    (910) 893-4072
    4.9 6-12 70
  • Angier North Harnett Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 432 students
    5.1 miles
    282 N Harnett School Rd
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919) 639-4480
    5.1 PK-2 432

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