400 W Atkins Street
Dobson, NC 27017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Dobson Elementary School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dobson 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher 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 50-54% (which is higher 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 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dobson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Dobson Elementary School's student population of 379 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Dobson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dobson Elementary School is 0.54, 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
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dobson 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
42%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dobson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
25%
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White
54%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dobson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Btm 50%)

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