Clearmont Elementary School

  • Clearmont Elementary School serves 117 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Clearmont 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 top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Clearmont Elementary School's student population of 117 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clearmont Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clearmont Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank
44%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clearmont 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clearmont 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Clearmont Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clearmont Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
98%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clearmont Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clearmont Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.040.46
This chart display the diversity score of Clearmont Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clearmont Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clearmont Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYancey County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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