Carolina Forest Elementary School

141 Carolina Forest Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Carolina Forest Elementary School serves 890 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Carolina Forest Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
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 Placements

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

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 OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students890 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Carolina Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#504 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOnslow County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carolina Forest Elementary School is Northside High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jacksonville Commons Middle School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Commons Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 985 students
    1.7 miles
    315 Commons Drive South
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 346-6888
    1.7 6-8 985
  • Jacksonville Northside High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,188 student
    1.9 miles
    365 Commons Drive South
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 455-4868
    1.9 9-12 1,188
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Commons Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 693 students
    2.0 miles
    1121 Commons Drive North
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 347-1056
    2 K-5 693
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,289 student
    2.4 miles
    1021 Henderson Dr
    Jacksonville, NC 28540
    (910) 989-2048
    2.4 9-12 1,289
  • Jacksonville Parkwood Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 539 students
    2.8 miles
    2900 Northwoods Dr
    Jacksonville, NC 28540
    (910) 347-6711
    2.8 K-5 539

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