800 Phillipi Church Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Don D Steed Elementary School serves 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Don D Steed 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 57% (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 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Don D Steed Elementary School's student population of 596 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Don D Steed 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 Don D Steed Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
25%
19%
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Black
26%
25%
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White
38%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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