7685 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cerro Gordo Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Cerro Gordo Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower 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% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Cerro Gordo Elementary School's student population of 333 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Cerro Gordo Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Cerro Gordo Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1592 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
25%
25%
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White
64%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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