Cape Hatteras Elementary School

  • Cape Hatteras Elementary School serves 308 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cape Hatteras Elementary School's student population of 308 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students308 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Cape Hatteras Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cape Hatteras Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cape Hatteras Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#466 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cape Hatteras 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)50-54%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cape Hatteras Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
74%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cape Hatteras Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.400.46
This chart display the diversity score of Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cape Hatteras Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDare County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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