141 Carolina Forest Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Carolina Forest Elementary School serves 890 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Carolina Forest 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 top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Carolina Forest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Carolina Forest Elementary School's student population of 890 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
890 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Carolina Forest 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 Carolina Forest Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#888 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
18%
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Black
20%
25%
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White
41%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 890 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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