Dillard Drive Elementary School

  • Dillard Drive Elementary School serves 711 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dillard Drive 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 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dillard Drive Elementary School's student population of 711 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dillard Drive Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dillard Drive 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 School Rank (16-17)#1058 out of 2555 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
17%
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Black
35%
25%
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White
31%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dillard Drive Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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