Creekside Elementary School

5321 Ephesus Church Road
Durham, NC 27707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Creekside Elementary School serves 891 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Creekside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 45% (which is lower 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 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Creekside Elementary School's student population of 891 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students891 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Creekside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Creekside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Creekside Elementary School is 0.72, 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
#707 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
27%
25%
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White
37%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Creekside Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.720.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Creekside Elementary School is C E Jordan High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sherwood Githens Middle School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durham Sherwood Githens Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 908 students
    1.2 miles
    4800 Chapel Hill Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 560-3966
    1.2 6-8 908
  • Chapel Hill Ephesus Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    1.3 miles
    1495 Ephesus Church Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    (919) 929-8715
    1.3 PK-5 397
  • Chapel Hill Rashkis Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
    1.4 miles
    601 Meadowmont Ln
    Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    (919) 918-2160
    1.4 PK-5 481
  • Durham C E Jordan High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,979 student
    1.8 miles
    6806 Garrett Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919) 560-3912
    1.8 9-12 1,979
  • Chapel Hill Glenwood Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
    2.4 miles
    2 Prestwick Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    (919) 968-3473
    2.4 K-5 510

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